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Inland Thornbill

The dulcet call of the Djoobi-Djoolbang belies its diminutive stature.

Small Songbirds Bushland Heathland

Noongar Names: Djoobi-Djoolbang

Scientific Name: Acanthiza apicalis

Conservation Status: Least concern

Threats: Cat predation and habitat clearing

Will they visit?: They will visit home gardens located near parks, reserves, wetlands, and bushland

Natural Distribution: Common and widespread throughout the South West and Perth region

Habitat at a Glance

See Habitat Guide for more detail

Shelter: Small flocks gather in dense shrubs and and trees

Diet: Insects and invertebrates

Water: Shallow bird baths

ReWild Benefit: Pest control

ReWild Benefits

Small songbirds help to control pest species within the ecosystem. Visit BirdLife Australia to learn more about our native birds of prey. If you have seen one in your neighbourhood or around the home you can record your sighting on Birdata and help scientists monitor their population

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