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Bird Spotted Paralote (Pardalotus punctatus)


John McDouall Stuart
Aug 5, 2011
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Scientific name: Pardalotus punctatus

Common Name: Spotted Pardalote

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Pardalotidae

Other Names: N/A

Distribution: Southern and Eastern Australia including Tasmania.

Habitat: Tree canopy of eucalypt forests and woodlands.

Field Notes: Male; wings, tail and head are black with small white spots, pale eyebrow, yellow throat, red rump. Female; similar to the plumage of the male but with less distinct markings.

You Yangs Regional Reserve, Victoria - July 2010.
Most often seen in the tree canopy; this particular individual was observed on the ground gathering nest materials.
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