New South Wales, Australia.
Closely related to B. stellaris, and previously considered conspecific. Population of SW Australia has been held to merit consideration as a subspecies, westralensis, and birds from New Zealand have been separated as race maorensis, but neither considered sufficiently distinct to warrant such treatment. Monotypic.
SW & SE Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand; New Caledonia and Loyalty Is (Ouvéa).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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