Small, plump bird
Black head, neck and upperparts
Whitish lower underparts
White wing bars and outer tail feathers
Brown upperparts and wings
Orange-red wash on breast
White lower underparts
We are currently staying at a delightful cottage outside of Port Arthur on the Tasman Peninsula. The property is alive with birds (and wallabies), including these little ones who seem to have taken up permanent residence in the front bushes.
Learn more about the Scarlet Robin.