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Red-capped Robin

Kooba are the smallest red robins around and are found in our larger bushlands and reserves, they usually don't stray too far into the suburbs.

Small Songbirds Bushland Heathland

Noongar Names: Kooba

Scientific Name: Petroica goodenovii

Conservation Status: Least concern

Threats: Cat predation and habitat clearing

Will they visit?: They infrequently visit home gardens with dense vegetation and located near large reserves

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

Habitat at a Glance

See Habitat Guide for more detail

Shelter: Shelter in dense shrubs and in tree canopies

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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