Superb Fairywren

Malurus cyaneus - Mérion superbe

Mérion superbe
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Maluridés

  • Genus
    :

    Malurus

  • Species
    :

    cyaneus

Descriptor

Ellis, 1782

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 8 à 13 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Mérion superbe
♂ adult

Superb Fairywren (Malurus cyaneus) is a species of bird in the Maluridae family.

Subspecific information 6 Subspecies

  • Malurus cyaneus cyaneus (Tasmania)
  • Malurus cyaneus samueli (Flanders Is.. off se Australia.)
  • Malurus cyaneus elizabethae (King I.. off se Australia.)
  • Malurus cyaneus cyanochlamys (se Australia)
  • Malurus cyaneus leggei (sc Australia)
  • Malurus cyaneus ashbyi (Kangaroo I.. off s Australia.)

Foreign names

  • Mérion superbe,
  • Maluro soberbio,
  • *Prachtstaffelschwanz,
  • lazúr tündérmadár,
  • Ornaatelfje,
  • Scricciolo fatato superbo,
  • Vitbukad blåsmyg,
  • Blåalvesmett,
  • zamatovec modrý,
  • modropláštník nádherný,
  • Sortstrubet Alfesmutte,
  • sinikurkkumaluri,
  • malur superb,
  • chwostka szafirowa,
  • Прекрасный расписной малюр,
  • ルリオーストラリアムシクイ,
  • 华丽细尾鹩莺,
  • 壯麗細尾鷯鶯,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Shrubland : Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Urban Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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