Atherton Scrubwren (species: Sericornis (Sericornis) keri) in New England NP (Gaia Guide)
Sericornis (Sericornis) keri
Atherton Scrubwren

©Michael Rosenberg: Atherton Scrubwren (Atherton Scrubwren)

©Tom Tarrant: Atherton Scrubwren (Sericornis (Sericornis) keri)

©Michael Rosenberg: Atherton Scrubwren (Sericornis (Sericornis) keri)
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Acanthizidae
Genus Sericornis
Species Sericornis (Sericornis) keri
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

It is a dark olive-brown with a slightly lighter face throat and underparts.  It has a black eye and bill and pale pink legs.


  • Up to 13.5 cm (Length of specimen)


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.


Similar taxa


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Distribution and habitat preferences

It is endemic to Australia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. (Wikipedia)

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