Fairy-wren at last

I’ve been trying for ages to get a photo of a Fairy-wren. They’re tiny little puffballs of energy, never in one place long enough to focus the camera. I’ve managed plenty of blurs and smudges. Now at last here’s a recognisable picture.

Fairy-wren at last

Common name: Variegated Fairy-wren

Scientific name: Malurus lamberti

Approximate length: 13 cm

Date spotted: 31 July 2016

Season: Winter

Location: Manly Dam Reserve, New South Wales, Australia

Latitude/longitude: 33°46’55.7″S 151°15’26.9″E


About Sarah Maddox

Technical writer, author and blogger in Sydney

Posted on 2016/07/31, in Fairy-wren and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Great photo of a gorgeous little bird!

  1. Pingback: Fairy-wrens in motion | Birds in Sydney

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