The Superb Fairy-wren
The role of a young bird as a helper
The Superb Fairy-wren (Malurus cyaneus) is an iconic Australian bird. It is a much loved little bird, it is reasonably common in many parts of south-eastern Australia, particularly in urban environments, and it can be quite confiding.
The Superb Fairy-wren took the title of Australian Bird of the Year for 2021, in a poll run by The…