Diamond Firetail (Stagonopleura guttata) - HBW 15, p. 352
French: Diamant à gouttelettes
Spanish: Diamante Moteado
Other common names: Diamond Sparrow/Finch, Spot(ted)-sided Finch
Taxonomy: Loxia guttata Shaw, 1796, New Holland = Sydney region, New South Wales, Australia.
Has been placed in genus Emblema. Monotypic.
Distribution: SE Australia from SC & SE Queensland S to SE South Australia (S to S Eyre Peninsula and Kangaroo I) and S Victoria.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
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Male displaying with and without the female. Plaintive call of the Diamond Firetail can be heard off screen. Locality Kama Nature Reserve, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Stephen Wallace 7 December 2011 1 year ago 1 min 5 sec 4.9
A bird on the ground, feeding Locality The Fullerton Garden, Osborne's Flat, Victoria, Australia (Monotypic species)
Matt Weeks 10 January 2005 5 years ago 31 sec 4.3
A bird feeding on the ground Locality Capertee Valley, New South Wales, Australia (Monotypic species)
Peter Nash 2 November 2006 6 years ago 36 sec 4
Two birds feeding on the ground, one preening on a branch Locality Cleland Wildlife Park, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Nick Talbot 3 October 2004 7 years ago 27 sec 3.8
A bird on low branches. Locality Beechworth, Victoria, Australia (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 26 October 2009 3 years ago 29 sec 3.5
An adult perched on barbed wire and flying away, then perched on a branch and flying away Locality Girraween Natural Park, Queensland, Australia
Tom Tarrant 30 June 1996 8 years ago 33 sec 3.2
Locality Williamsdale, New South Wales, Australia
Margaret Leggoe 16 November 2010 2 years ago 4.7
Diamond Firetail on rock
Locality Capertee Valley, New South Wales, Australia
David Taylor 1 July 2010 2 years ago 4.6
Two birds feeding on the ground
Locality Monarto, South Australia, Australia
Peter Strauss 1 September 2012 34 weeks ago 4
Two birds perched.
Locality Tierpark Berlin, Berlin, Germany (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 22 March 2008 4 years ago 3.4
Foraging on the ground.
Locality Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
cel_polo 24 January 2010 2 years ago 2