Red-capped Robin behaviour

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Subject: Red-capped Robin behaviour
From: John Leonard <>
Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2016 09:40:39 +0000
I don't have the answer to this, but I have seen a male and female Rose Robin 
flicking their wings at each other like this whilst hopping around in the 
middle storey. I assumed this was pair bonding behaviour, but this RCR 
behaviour seems more functional.

John Leonard

> On 30 Apr 2016, at 7:20 PM, Sonja Ross <> wrote:
> I was watching a female Red-capped Robin feeding on the ground this
> afternoon, and several times, in two separate visits to the area where I
> was sitting she raised her wings and moved forward. I haven't observed this
> on other occasions, and wondered why she did it. Any thoughts?
> <Red-capped Robin female wings out small.jpg>
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