· The Fernwren is endemic to the Wet Tropics region.
· It is restricted to upland rainforests, where it forages in moist leaf litter.
It produces very high-pitched whistling and scolding notes, yet it is difficult
It feeds by turning over the forest litter and has been seen following larger birds to
· Its breeding season is from August to February.
The solid domed
nest is often placed against a tree trunk or small earth bank. It is
the Mountain Thornbill, Brown Gerygone, Large-billed Gerygone, Fairy Gerygone
and the scrubwren species.
· Round Chambers Wildlife Rainforest Lodge , the
closest Fernwrens are found at