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Photo by Mat & Cathy
Mt Hypipamee National Park, near Atherton, Queensland, Australia, November 2006
Heteromyias cinereifrons


18·5–20 cm (7¼-8 in)

  • Dark grey crown and nape
  • Olive-brown neck sides and hind neck
  • Broad light grey supercilium


Queensland, northeast Australia.


This is a monotypic species[1].
Has formerly been considered conspecific with Ashy Robin.
Often placed in genus Poecilodryas[2].


Montane rainforests, clearings and roadsides, generally over 200m.



Their diet consists of insects and invertebrates, such as worms and molluscs. They usually forage on the ground.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2015. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2015, with updates to August 2015. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved October 2015)

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