Male superb fairy-wren sitting on a rock
Male fairy-wrens, like this superb fairy-wren, develop vivid colors during breeding season.
Fluffy superb fairy-wren chicks huddled on a branch
Fledgling fairy-wrens become independent within 40 days.
A male purplebacked fairy-wren standing on a branch
Fairy-wrens, like this male purplebacked fairy-wren, are between 5 and 6 inches long and weigh between 0.2 and 0.4 ounces.
Male redbacked fairy-wren perched on a branch
Fairy-wrens, like this male redbacked fairy-wren, have a wingspan of 12 to 14 inches long.
Pair of superb fairywrens (Malurus cyaneus) cuddling on a branch
Fairy-wrens, like these superb fairy-wrens, are extremely sexually dimorphic.