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Spotted Pardalote

Widap-widap nest on the ground, digging burrows to lay their eggs. This makes them easy prey for your local tabby.

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Noongar Names: Widap-widap

Scientific Name: Pardalotus punctatus

Conservation Status: Least concern

Threats: Cat predation and habitat loss

Will they visit?: They frequently visit home gardens with good urban tree canopy

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

Habitat at a Glance

See Habitat Guide for more detail

Shelter: Burrows under ground

Diet: Lerps and leaf parasites

Water: 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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