Yellow Thornbill (species: Acanthiza (Acanthiza) nana) in Yarrahapinni Wetlands NP (Gaia Guide)
Acanthiza (Acanthiza) nana
Yellow Thornbill

©Tom Tarrant: Yellow Thornbill (Yellow Thornbill)

©Brett Donald: Yellow Thornbill (Acanthiza (Acanthiza) nana)

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Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Acanthizidae
Genus Acanthiza
Species Acanthiza (Acanthiza) nana
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

It has a brown crown, a dark eye and no eyebrow.  The ear coverts are streaked.  The back and upper wings are an olive green.  The underparts are yellow.  The tail is brown with a black band near the tip.


  • Up to 10 cm (Length of specimen)


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.



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