rivers of the whole of the southern coast of Australia = New South Wales.
Often considered conspecific with A. rufa and A. melanogaster, but (as indicated in recent morphological study#R) has smallest size (bill 74.9 vs 80 in rufa and 82.8 in melanogaster; at least 1), although tarsus longer (48 vs 44.8 and 43.3, respectively; at least 1) (2); much broader and shorter white facial stripe, with distinct oval white submoustachial patch (3); much greater sexual dimorphism, female with white belly (3); mid-yellow vs rich yellow (melanogaster) gular area on breeding male (1). Two subspecies recognized.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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