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  • Grey Fantail

  • Rhipidura albiscapa
  • The Grey Fantail is most easily recognised by its constantly fanned tail and agile aerial twists and turns. Both sexes are similar in appearance: grey above, with white eyebrow, throat and tail edges. This species is very active and quite inquisitive: they will closely approach an observer.

  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=155
  • Song link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/sounds.php?c=155&p=258
  • « Back to Catalog
  • Grey Fantail

  • The Grey Fantail is most easily recognised by its constantly fanned tail and agile aerial twists and turns. Both sexes are similar in appearance: grey above, with white eyebrow, throat and tail edges. This species is very active and quite inquisitive: they will closely approach an observer.

  • Formerly or also known as
  • Scientific name
  • Rhipidura albiscapa
  • Rhipidura fuliginosa
  • Former scientific name
    RAOU number
  • 361
  • Size
  • 15-17cm
  • Period in district
  • Song group
  • Song link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/sounds.php?c=155&p=258
  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=155
  • Description link
  • http://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/grey-fantail