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Rifleman
File:Lake Sylvan - Rifleman (5626163357).jpg
Female
Scientific classification Red Pencil Icon
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
clade: Dinosauria
Class: Aves
clade: Australaves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Acanthisittidae
Genus: Acanthisitta
Lafresnaye, 1842
Species: A. chloris
Binomial name
Acanthisitta chloris
Sparrman, 1787
Subspecies

Acanthisitta chloris chloris
Acanthisitta chloris granti

Synonyms

Sitta chloris

Rifleman or tītipounamu in the Maori language, Acanthisitta chloris is a species of New Zealand wren. The Rifleman is the smallest bird in New Zealand.[2] It has two subspecies, South Island Rifleman, A. c. chloris[3] and North Island Rifleman, A. c. granti.[4]


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Other common names Titipounamu, North Island Rifleman, South Island Rifleman
Scientific Protonym: Sitta chloris
Other languages Maori: Tītipounamu

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