Yellow-throated Scrubwren

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Habitat: Rainforest


The Yellow-throated Scrubwren is found in rainforests and wet, timbered gullies with dense vegetation.


Sometimes they follow other species, such as Australian Logrunners and Superb Lyrebirds, pecking at invertebrates exposed by the other birds’ scratching.


The Yellow-throated Scrubwren feeds exclusively on the ground, foraging for seeds, insects and other small invertebrates.


The Yellow-throated Scrubwren builds a long, bulky domed nest with a hooded side entrance, suspended in tangled vines or from a branch about 1 m to 10 m from the ground. It is made from roots, vine tendrils, leaf skeletons, moss and twigs, and is lined with feathers.