PASSERIFORMES: Eupetidae

Cinclosoma punctatum  

Spotted Quail-thrush (Cinclosoma punctatum)
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© Vik Dunis 2016
Yalmy, VIC (Sep, 2016)

Spotted Quail-thrushes spend most of their time on the ground but may fly up into a tree to better view their surroundings.

This bird is one of a pair I saw near the fire tower at the top of Mount Buck.

Spotted Quail-thrush (Cinclosoma punctatum)

Male Spotted Quail-thrush

Spotted Quail-thrush (Cinclosoma punctatum)

Spotted Quail-thrush Pair

Spotted Quail-thrush (Cinclosoma punctatum)

Spotted Quail-thrush

Spotted Quail-thrush (Cinclosoma punctatum)

Female Spotted Quail-thrush