Speckled warbler

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Speckled warbler
Speckeld warbler.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Acanthizidae
Subfamily: Acanthizinae
Genus: Pyrrholaemus
Species: P. sagittatus
Binomial name
Pyrrholaemus sagittatus
(Latham, 1801)
  • Chthonicola sagittatus
Not to be confused with the Spectacled warbler.

The speckled warbler (Pyrrholaemus sagittatus) is a species of bird in the family Acanthizidae. It is endemic to eastern Australia. Its natural habitat is temperate forests.

Conservation status[edit]


On the IUCN Red List, the speckled warbler was uplisted from near threatened to least concern status in 2000; having turned out to be more common than previously believed, but was downlisted to near threatened again in the 2007 IUCN Red List.[1]


Speckled warbler are not listed as threatened on the Australian Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.

State of New South Wales, Australia[edit]

The speckled warbler is listed as "vulnerable" under the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act.

State of Victoria, Australia[edit]

  • The speckled warbler is 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, the speckled warbler is listed as vulnerable.[4]
SE Queensland, Australia


  1. ^ See BirdLife International (2007a,b).
  2. ^ Department of Sustainability and Environment, Victoria Archived 2005-07-18 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Department of Sustainability and Environment, Victoria Archived 2006-09-11 at the Wayback Machine.
  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.