Norfolk gerygone

The Norfolk gerygone (Gerygone modesta) is a species of bird in the family Acanthizidae. It is endemic to Norfolk Island.

Norfolk gerygone
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Norfolk gerygone on Top.
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Acanthizidae
Genus: Gerygone
G. modesta
Binomial name
Gerygone modesta
Pelzeln, 1860

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, and pastureland. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Gerygone modesta". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22704731A95227052. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22704731A95227052.en. Retrieved 11 November 2021.

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