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Photo © by RMD
Nhulunbuy Northern Territory, Australia, January 2005
Ramsayornis fasciatus


13–14·5 cm

  • Black head with white scallops
  • Narrow white supercilium


Northern Australia: found from Broome to Cape York Peninsula and coastal central Queensland


This is a monotypic species[1].

Some authorities recognise 3 subspecies2

  • R. f. fasciatus
  • R. f. apsleyi
  • R. f. broomei


Rivers and swamps, gardens and woodlands.



Includes nectar and insects


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. BF Member observations
  4. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved January 2015)

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