Brown Gerygone (species: Gerygone mouki) in Fraser Island (Gaia Guide)
Gerygone mouki
Brown Gerygone

©Tom Tarrant: Brown Gerygone (Gerygone mouki)

©Nick Talbot: Brown Gerygone (Gerygone mouki)

©Matt Campbell
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Acanthizidae
Genus Gerygone
Species Gerygone mouki
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

The upper parts of the Brown Gerygone are a deep olive-grey or olive-brown, while its face and underparts are a much paler grey, cream, or washed-out brown. The tail feathers are dark and may be white-tipped. (Wikipedia)


  • From 9.5 cm to 10 cm (Length of specimen)


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.



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Distribution and habitat preferences

It may be sighted in coastal rainforest, singly or in small groups of two to four. (Wikipedia)


It eats insects.

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