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Black Robin

Petroica traversi
Black Robin

Range

They are found only on the Chatham Islands of New Zealand.

Habitat

The live in the forest.

Body Traits

They are just 6 inches long. They are all black.

Habits

Very endangered. They search for food (forage) on the forest floor. Introduced predators like rats and cats prey on them while they feed.

Diet

They search for insects, worms and grubs (insect larvae) on the forest floor.

Reproduction

They mate for life (monogamous). Females lay 2 eggs.

Black Robin

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