Chestnut-rumped heathwren

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Chestnut-rumped heathwren
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Acanthizidae
Genus: Hylacola
Species: H. pyrrhopygia
Binomial name
Hylacola pyrrhopygia
(Vigors & Horsfield, 1827)

Calamanthus pyrrhopygius

The chestnut-rumped heathwren (Hylacola pyrrhopygia) is a species of bird in the Acanthizidae family. It is endemic to Australia. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

Conservation status[edit]


Chestnut-rumped heathwren are not listed as threatened on the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.


  • A subspecies of the chestnut-rumped heathwren (C. p. pyrrhopygius) listed as threatened on the Victorian Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act (1988).[2] Under this Act, an Action Statement for the recovery and future management of this species has not been prepared.[3]
  • On the 2007 advisory list of threatened vertebrate fauna in Victoria, this species is listed as vulnerable.[4]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Hylacola pyrrhopygia". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Department of Sustainability and Environment, Victoria
  3. ^ Department of Sustainability and Environment, Victoria
  4. ^ Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment (2007). Advisory List of Threatened Vertebrate Fauna in Victoria - 2007. East Melbourne, Victoria: Department of Sustainability and Environment. p. 15. ISBN 978-1-74208-039-0.