Western Bristlebird

Scientific Name
Dasyornis longirostris
Conservation Status
Endangered (EN)

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The Western Bristlebird (Dasyornis longirostris) is a species of bird in the Dasyornithidae family. It is endemic to Australia.
Adults 18–22 cm long. Plumage is grey-brown. It has a shorter tail than other bristle birds, yet it is still quite long tail is rufous, with darker brown stripes. Body is rufous with dark brown under-surface feathers, giving it a scalloped look. It has a red eye, and the front of neck and face is of white Its natural habitat is temperate shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss.