Eastern Spinebill

Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Latham, 1801)

Body dark brown and throat white with a central brown patch. Back of neck red-brown. Top of head black (male) or grey-black (female), this colour extending along the side of the neck to the breast.

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What habitats does Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris live in?

Forests, woodlands and urban areas.

What is the distribution of Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris?

Eastern mainland Australia and Tasmania

How big does Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris grow?

Body up to 15 cm long

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