Australia's smallest bird, the Weebill is found in woodlands and forests throughout mainland Australia. The diet consists mostly of insects and larvae. The female usually lays between two to three brown-speckled cream-colored eggs.

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The Weebill is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Weebills are some of Australia's smallest birds, with northern Australian Weebills even smaller than those in the south. Facts and figures Minimum size: 8 cm Maximum size: 9 cm Average size: 8 cm Average weight: 6 g Breeding season: July and May, some variations throughout range. More

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unknown seedling leaf rust resistance gene derived from Weebill 1 in both crosses, and Lr17a derived from Jupateco 73S in the RIL population. Lr17a was mapped to the distal end of chromosome 2AS and was linked to microsatellite maker Xgwm636 at a distance of 4.0 cM. The seedling genes did not condition effective resistance in the field plots with races used in the field trials. The segregation ratio in the RILs and F2 families indicated the presence of three to four APR genes in Weebill 1. More

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the smallest Australian passerine, is the Weebill, the largest is the Pilotbird Contents - * 1 Distribution * 2 Behaviour * 3 Conservation status * 4 Taxonomy * 5 Genera * 6 References Distribution - Acanthizids are native to Australia, Indonesia, New Zealand, and the south-west Pacific. More

The Weebill (Smicrornis brevirostris) is a small, approximately 9 cm long, olive-yellow songbird with a grey bill, brown wings, pale yellow eye and grey feet. Its tail feathers are brown with black bar and white spot on tip of all inner webs but the central pairs. Both sexes are similar. The Weebill is the only member of genus Smicrornis; gene flow is strong and local variation follows Bergmann's and Gloger's Rule. More

Weebill Smicrornis brevirostris Click on image to hear the call The Weebill is Australia's smallest bird. They have a clear, pleasant call that is easily recognised. They characteristically flutter in and around the outer foliage of trees collecting insects, often in association with Thornbills, Silvereyes and other birds in winter feeding flocks. Weebill numbers are regular throughout the year being slightly greater during the winter. Breeding starts early with nest building in mid-July. More

Weebill (Smicrornis brevirostris) = French: Gérygone à bec court German: Stutzschnabel Spanish: Gerigón Piquicorto Other common names: (Greenish) Tree-tit, Central Australian Tit, Western/Tinted Scrubtit; Brown Weebill, Brown/Short-billed/Southern Scrubtit (C & S races); Yellow Weebill, Yellow/Yellow-tinted Scrubtit (N races) Taxonomy: Psilopus brevirostris Gould, 1838, Sydney region, New South Wales, Australia. More

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Interpretive Summary: The wheat cultivar called Weebill 1 that was developed by the international wheat breeding center, CIMMYT, is very resistant to the disease called wheat leaf rust. This study was conducted to determine what genes for leaf rust resistance are present in Weebill 1. In a genetic analysis the gene Lr14b, and a new gene that gives resistance in seeedling plants were determined to be in Weebill 1. More

Widespread and common throughout its large range, the Weebill is evaluated as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Copyright: Wikipedia. This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from Wikipedia.org - Photo, Video and/or Article contributions are welcome! Please click here for info The Avianweb strives to maintain accurate and up-to-date information; however, mistakes do happen. More

Widespread and common throughout its habitat range, the Weebill is evaluated as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Accommodation Online Hotel Club Hotels Combined Hotels. More

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Widespread and common throughout its habitat range, the Weebill is evaluated as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. - ABOUT ME More

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The CIMMYT spring wheat Weebill 1 has near-immune levels of adult plant resistance (APR) to leaf rust caused by Puccinia triticina Eriks. To determine the genetic basis of resistance in seedlings and adult plants Weebill 1 was crossed with two susceptible parents Jupateco 73S and 'Thatcher'. Advanced F-4:5, F-4:6, and F-5:7 recombinant inbred lines (RIL) populations from Jupateco 73S/Weebill 1 and BC1F2 populations from Thatcher/Weebill 1 were derived. The F-5:7 RILs and BC1F2 families were tested as seedlings with five races of P. More

The Weebill is 8-9 cm in size. It has a pale "face" and a short pale bill. It has a brown back and its body is yellow. The Weebill is Australia's smallest bird. Voice Its voice is high and "sharp". It sounds like "tiz-ik" or "zik". Food The weebill eats grubs and small insects. Behaviour It travels in groups while it looks for food. More

the weebill is found Behaviour It travels in groups while it looks for food. Habitat It lives in dry forests, woodlands and mallee. It tends to stay away from gum forests. Nest The weebill makes its nest in the leaves of trees. Back to Activity 4 Back to Activity 5 By Meggan V and Eloise B. More

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Widespread and common throughout its habitat range, the Weebill is evaluated as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. References - * BirdLife International (2004). Smicrornis brevirostris. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. Retrieved on 29 October 2006. Database entry includes justification for why this species is of least concern * Del Hoyo, J.; Elliot, A. & Christie D. (editors). More

species overview :: Weebill (Smicrornis brevirostris) = Nr. More

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Acanthizidae
Genus : Smicrornis
Species : brevirostris
Authority : (Gould, 1838)