Small, stocky bird
Sandy-brown upperparts with dark streaks
Creamy-yellow underparts with dark streaks
Tail usually cocked upwards
When we saw this bird at the Water Treatment Plant in Werribee, the Melbournian with me got quite excited. I assume that means that these birds are little seen. What I have since discovered though is that they are also little studied. I had a heck of a time finding anything about them on-line.
Learn more about the Striated Fieldwren.