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University of Melbourne

Male and Female Purple-Crowned Fairy-Wrens

Caption: Male and female purple-crowned fairy-wrens live in dense vegetation along the creeks and rivers of the Kimberley and Top End in Australia. Each bird in the study had a unique combination of colored leg bands that allowed researchers to recognize it individually in the wild.

Credit: Michelle L Hall

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