New Guinea Thornbill

New Guinea Thornbill
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pardalotidae
Genus: Acanthiza
Species: A. murina
Binomial name
Acanthiza murina
(De Vis, 1897)

The New Guinea Thornbill or Papuan Thornbill (Acanthiza murina) is a species of bird in the Pardalotidae family. It is found in West Papua, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montanes.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2008). Acanthiza murina. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 18 February 2009.