The Grey Fantail looks a lot like the Willie Wagtail or Rufous Fantail, but it is usually grey-brown with two small white bars on its wings, white eyebrows and a long, fanned tail that gives it its name. Distribution The Grey Fantail (Lord Howe Island) was endemic to Lord Howe Island. Distribution: Oceania Australia, Solomon Islands, Loyalty Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia.
Rhipidura albiscapa. Grey Fantails live all across Australia except for some areas in the interior of the country. Grey Fantail (Tasmanian) ( Rhipidura albiscapa albiscapa) Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013): Grey Fantail (Tasmanian) ( Rhipidura albiscapa albiscapa) Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014): Grey Fantail (Tasmanian) ( Rhipidura albiscapa albiscapa) Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Grey Fantail ssp albicauda Rhipidura albiscapa albicauda; Species Details; Observations; Maps; Photos; Sounds; Statistics; On/in; Names ; Grey Fantail Rhipidura albiscapa. Home > Field Guide App > Animals > Species list > Grey Fantail. They seem never to keep still. The most restless of Australia’s fantails, Grey Fantails are almost continually on the move, constantly changing position when perched, the tail swished back and forth, fluttering about in the canopy of trees or darting out after flying insects. Australia- Lamington NP (AU) 2010-12-28 Peter Lindenburg I've seen this species!
The Grey Fantail (Rhipidura albiscapa) is a small insectivorous bird. Other subspecies are widespread in Australia and New Zealand, as well as associated outlying islands, such as Norfolk Island, and the Chatham and Snares Island Groups of New Zealand. Both sexes build a wineglass-shaped nest in the fork of a tree, 1-7 m above the ground. A common fantail found in Australia (except western desert areas), New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and New Caledonia. The species also occurs on the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu in the south-western Pacific Ocean. Photo(s): Details; Distribution; Audio; Public Sightings; Conservation Status; Grey Fantail . The Grey Fantail (Lord Howe … Breeds from July through to March but most often between August and December. Grey Fantail.