Pardalotes (Pardalotidae)

Red-browed Pardalote (Pardalotus rubricatus) - HBW 13, p. 401

French: Pardalote à sourcils rouges German: Rotbrauen-Panthervogel Spanish: Pardalote Cejirrojo
Other common names: Pallid/Red-lored Pardalote, Fawn-eyed/Red-browed Diamond-bird; Cape Red-browed Pardalote (yorki); Pale Red-browed Pardalote (rubricatus)

Taxonomy: Pardalotus rubricatus Gould, 1838, “Australia” = New South Wales.
Races intergrade in NW Queensland. Other proposed races are parryi (N Western Australia), which is merged with nominate, and carpentariae (subhumid zone of NW Queensland), merged with yorki. Two subspecies currently recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • rubricatus Gould, 1838 - inland N & C Australia S to SC Western Australia, NE South Australia (L Eyre region) and SW New South Wales.
  • yorki Mathews, 1913 - N Queensland (Cape York Peninsula).