Petroica rodinogaster (Passeriformes - Petroicidae), better known as Pink Robin, is a small tubby bird, and is easily over-looked, being quieter than other robins. Males have a diagnostic pink wash on the breast which extends right down under the belly.
Pink robins are only found in south-eastern Australia and Tasmania. The Breeding habitat for this robins has been reduced by clear-felling of rainforest, affecting the species’ overall breeding success. This species is listed as vulnerable in New South Wales.
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Locality: Mt. Stirling, Victoria, Australia