Yellow-rumped Thornbill

(Acanthiza chrysorrhoa)
Christina Port

Best Times/ Seasons

All year round.


The Yellow-rumped Thornbill is found on the ground in open habitats, such as woodlands, forests, shrublands and grasslands with some trees.


The Yellow-rumped Thornbill mainly feeds on insects, but is also known to occasionally feed on seeds.

Other Information

The Yellow-rumped Thornbill population numbers have declined due to urban growth. However, they adapt well to places that have had native vegetation regenerated or preserved.


Last updated : Thu 27 Jun 2019