Genus Acanthornis


Acanthornis magna - The Scrubtit is 11-12 cm long and weighs around 10 g. The plumage consists of a white throat and belly, a brown back, crown, flank and tail, black wings and grey on the face. The eye is pale and the bill is short, black and slightly curved. The species is often silent but makes quite contact calls and has a song described as "sweet musical".

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Acanthizidae
Genus : Acanthornis