French: Orthonyx de Temminck German: Dschungelflöter Spanish: Colaespina de Temminck
Hat Hill, near Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
E Australia from extreme SE Queensland (Bunya Mts) S in mountain ranges and coastal regions to CE New South Wales (Illawarra district).
18–21 cm; male 58–75 g, female 49–58 g. Male has supercilium and side of face grey, crown dark rufous with faint darker edging of feathers (creating... read more
Song, given in early morning and late evening (rarely during day), a loud, penetrating, high-... read more
Subtropical and temperate rainforest, edges of contiguous wet sclerophyll forest and dense fringing... read more
Food and feeding
Insects and other small soil invertebrates. Forages mostly on ground; activity starts at first light. Initially removes larger objects (e.g... read more
Season May–Aug, sometimes earlier or later (extremes Mar–Jan); one or two broods per season. Availability of leaf-litter... read more
Sedentary. Recoveries of marked individuals all less than 10 km from site of original ringing.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Common in N part of range, decreasing towards S, until becoming rare at S limits. Adversely affected by modification of habitat,... read more
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