Fairy gerygone

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Fairy gerygone
Fairy gerygone portland08.JPG
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Acanthizidae
Genus: Gerygone
Species: G. palpebrosa
Binomial name
Gerygone palpebrosa
Wallace, 1865
  • Pseudogerygone palpebrosa

The fairy gerygone (Gerygone palpebrosa) is a species of bird in the Acanthizidae family.

Male (above, and female (below)

Distribution and habitat[edit]

It is found in Australia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.


  • Murphy, S. (2002). Why do male fairy gerygones Gerygone palpebrosa burst into song on hearing predators or loud noises? Sunbird 32: 62-66.