Breeds from August-January in the high country, migrating south in autumn and winter. A bulky cup nest is built in a tree cavity or fork of a tree up to 20 m high.
The male is dark grey with a brilliant flame breast and throat, prominent white mark above the bill, white wing marks and white outer tail feathers.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
Flame Robins are generally winter visitors to south-eastern Australia.
Frequents a range of habitats in different seasons. In summer tends to be found in forests and woodlands up to 1800 m. In autumn-winter may be found in flocks in open woodlands, grasslands, paddocks and parks.
Native to Australia