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Origma solitaria

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Passeriformes
Subordo: Passeri
Parvordo: Corvida
Superfamilia: Meliphagoidea
Familia: Pardalotidae
Genus: Origma
Species: Origma solitaria


Origma solitaria (Lewin, 1808)

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Birds of New Holland, with their natural history. p.20 pl.16

The Rockwarbler or Origma (Origma solitaria), is a bird in the Acanthizidae family. It is the only bird species endemic to the state of New South Wales in Australia.

The Rockwarbler is 14 cm in length. It is usually seen hopping erratically over rocks whilst flicking its tail. Its preferred habitat is woodlands with sandstone or limestone. Its distribution is central eastern New South Wales.


* BirdLife International 2004.
* Origma solitaria.
* 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 26 July 2007.

* Del Hoyo, J.; Elliot, A. & Christie D. (editors). (2006). Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 12: Picathartes to Tits and Chickadees. Lynx Edicions. ISBN 9788496553422

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