Breeding season: July to December. Clutch size is two to four. They walk rather than hop. Mostly seen on the ground.
Males dark brown above, with brilliant red crown, breast and rump. Black mask around the eye. White throat.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
Crimson Chat, one or both parents will fake an injury on the ground in a distraction display to draw the predator away
Omnivore. Mostly feeds on insects, but can feed on nectar from flowers of trees or shrubs.
Found in arid and semi-arid zones, in open grasslands, shrublands, dunes and plains.
Native to Australia