White-throated Gerygone (species: Gerygone olivacea) in Bundjalung NP (Gaia Guide)
Gerygone olivacea
White-throated Gerygone

©Leo: A young White-throated Gerygone about to consume an insect just fed to it by a parent

©Tom Tarrant: White-throated Gerygone (Gerygone olivacea)

©David Cook: Just fledged juvenile White-throated Gerygone (Gerygone olivacea)
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Acanthizidae
Genus Gerygone
Species Gerygone olivacea
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

Adults have a clear white patch on their throat. ������������� and a white spot on their forehead, just above the bill. The upperparts are an olive-brown. ������������� Underparts are yellow. ������������� The tail is dark with white tips on the feathers. ������������� Juveniles lack the white throat patch.


  • Up to 10 cm (Length of specimen)


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Distribution and habitat preferences

Its natural habitats are temperate forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. (Wikipedia)

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