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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Petroicidae.
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A number of birds reach their northern limit in the Bay including regent parrot Polytelis anthropeplus westralis and western yellow robin Eopsaltria australis griseogularis.
A number of restricted range birds are found in this ecoregion, including the red-eared firetail (Stagonopleura oculata) which inhabits karri/tingle forest and creeklines and the white-breasted robin (Eopsaltria georgiana) which can also be found in karri and tingle forest.
But among the forest trees of Puna the crimson _apapane_ (_Himatione sanguinea_) still sounds its "sweet monotonous note;" the bright vermillion _iiwipolena_ (_Vectiaria coccinea_) hunts insects and trills its "sweet continual song;" the "four liquid notes" of the little rufous-patched _elepaio_ (_Eopsaltria sandvicensis_), beloved of the canoe builder, is commonly to be heard.