Bruny Island is home to abundant birdlife, including all 12 species endemic to Tasmania. Some are critically endangered, such as the Forty-spotted Pardalote, the Swift Parrot, and the Tasmanian Wedge-tailed Eagle. All 12 endemic species are protected under Tasmania's Nature Conservation Act 2002.
Watch out for the next Bruny Island Bird Festival, (date TBA).
The Tasmanian Scrubwren (Sericornis humilis) is a small bird endemic to Tasmania. It grows up to 13cm long.
The Tasmanian Scrubwren prefers wet and dense forests.
The Tasmanian Scrubwren is primarily an insectivore but occasionally eats seeds. It creates dome shaped nests.
The Tasmanian Scrubwren is not endangered.