This is a spectacular
brilliant blue fairy-wren is found mainly in semi-arid and arid regions of
Australia. The brilliant blue colouration of this small bird is the breeding
plumage of the male of the species. The non-breeding males, juveniles and
females of the species are predominantly grey, brown upper and buff to white
The birds mainly forage on the ground and in shrubs, usually foraging in
groups. They eat mainly insects.
The Splendid Fairy-wren are also referred to as fairywrens.