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Gerygone levigaster
Photo by Tom Tarrant
Photo taken; Deception Bay, SE Queensland, Australia


10–11 cm. Brown back, white underparts, and a white brow.


Australia and New Guinea.



Mangroves, sometimes rainforests and gardens.


Dieti includes insects.

Breeds from September to April. Oval nest is suspended from foliage of mangroves and has a hooded side entrance. 2-3 pinkish, speckled eggs are laid.

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