Buff-rumped Thornbill (species: Acanthiza (Acanthiza) reguloides) in Bald Rock NP (Gaia Guide)
Acanthiza (Acanthiza) reguloides
Buff-rumped Thornbill

©Tom Tarrant: Buff-rumped Thornbill (Buff-rumped Thornbill)

©Fir0002 on Wikipedia: Buff-rumped Thornbill (Acanthiza (Acanthiza) reguloides)
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Acanthizidae
Genus Acanthiza
Species Acanthiza (Acanthiza) reguloides
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

It can be distinguished from other thornbills by its buff-coloured rump and belly and by its white iris. (Wikipedia)


  • From 8 cm to 11 cm (Length of specimen)


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Distribution and habitat preferences

It is found in temperate or subtropical/tropical moist environments living and feeding amidst the ground foliage. They are found �east Australia, specifically around Sydney, south of Chinchilla and east of Cobar. (Wikipedia)

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