Australasian Robins (Petroicidae)

Pink Robin (Petroica rodinogaster) - HBW 12, p. 481

French: Miro incarnat German: Rosenbrustschnäpper Spanish: Petroica Encarnada
Other common names: Pink-breasted/Magenta-breasted Robin, Pink Robin-flycatcher

Taxonomy: Saxicola Rodinogaster Drapiez, 1819, Maria Island, Tasmania, Australia.
Closely related to P. rosea. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • inexpectata Mathews, 1912 - breeds SE Australia in S & E Victoria and extreme SE New South Wales; non-breeding SE South Australia (E from Fleurieu Peninsula) E to SE New South Wales (to S of Sydney), extending inland to NC Victoria.
  • rodinogaster (Drapiez, 1819) - Bass Strait islands (King I, Flinders I) and Tasmania.