The Gibberbird is 11–14 cm long and weighs 14-20 g. The plumage of the male is washed out brown on the crown, back of the neck, back and wings and yellow on the face, throat and belly. The female is similar but with more brown around the throat, face and neck and overall a bit duller. The iris of the eye is bright yellow and the heavy bill and legs are black

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

Along with the Gibberbird in the genus Ashbyia they were once thought to constitute a separate family, the Epthanuridae, although most taxonomists today treat them as a subfamily, Epthianurinae, of the honeyeater family Meliphagidae. More

The Gibberbird (Ashbyia lovensis) is a species of bird endemic to Australia. It is the only species in the genus Ashbyia. It, along with the four chats in the genus Epthianura, have sometimes been placed in a separate family, Epthianuridae (the Australian chats), but are now thought to be aberrant honeyeaters in the family Meliphagidae. The Gibberbird is 11–14 cm long and weighs 14-20 g. More

* Gibberbird (c) P Waanders one of a pair, on a desolate stony (gibber) plain Birdsville Track, South Australia, Australia (Monotypic species) Peter Waanders 20 November 2009 12 weeks ago 2 * Gibberbird (Ashbyia lovensis) Single bird on unsealed road. More

gibberbird, are stony deserts with a sparse cover of grass and saltbush. Yellow chats typically inhabit low vegetation close to swamps, floodplains, and bore drains. Behavior Chats typically occur in small, loose flocks, but pair up during the breeding season. They may defend breeding territories, though a detailed study of the white-fronted chat suggested that males defend the nest and their mate rather than a territory. More

Gibberbird The Gibberbird (Ashbyia lovensis) is a species of bird in the honeyeater family Meliphagidae. It is endemic to Australia. The names of the species is derived from the gibber plains that comprise its habitat. It is a terrestrial species which feeds on seeds and lives singly or in pairs. See more at More

Gibberbird and Inland Dotterel) have adapted to the arid inland deserts, becoming specialists and nomads taking advantage of rare, bountiful seasons wherever they occur. More

Gibberbird Ashbyia lovensis 2009 IUCN Red List Category (as evaluated by BirdLife International - the official Red List Authority for birds for IUCN): Least Concern Justification This species has a very large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence 30% decline over ten years or three generations). More

Gibberbird - Ashbyia lovensis Epthianure d'Ashby = Epthianure d'Ashby Comment : Désolé pour la qualité. L'oiseau ne se laissait pas facilement approcher et il faisait une chaleur intense. More

Gibberbird - Ashbyia lovensis Epthianure d'Ashby = Epthianure d'Ashby Le guide ornitho : Les 848 espèces d'Europe en 4000 dessins Gallery : © Patrick Ingremeau Site web : Impressions de Guyane Order : Passériformes Family : Meliphagidae Species : Gibberbird Age : Adult Reference: pain40204 Other pictures Date taken : 2007 Sep Geographic data More

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Meliphagidae
Genus : Ashbyia
Species : lovensis
Authority : (Ashby, 1911)