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Striated Pardalote

Wida-wida make their nests in the most unlikely places including holes on the side of potplants, brick walls, even downpipes!

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Common Names: Striated Pardalote

Noongar Names: Wida-wida

Scientific Name: Pardalotus striatus

Conservation Status: Least concern

Threats: Cat predation and habitat loss

Will they visit?: They frequently visit home gardens with dense vegetation and 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: Tree hollows and nest boxes

Diet: Lerps and other 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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