Superb Fairy-wren

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Superb Fairywren
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Male in breeding plumage
subspecies cyaneus
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Female – Victorian High Country
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Maluridae
Genus: Malurus
Species: M. cyaneus
Binomial name
Malurus cyaneus
Ellis, 1782
  • M. c. cyaneus
  • M. c. cyanochlamys Sharpe, 1881
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Superb Fairywren range
      M. c. cyanochlamys;       M. c. cyaneus




Locality lists

Torrens Island

See also


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