Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
In the past referred to by specific name notatus on grounds that axillaris supposedly unidentifiable and could have applied to E. scriptus; this, however, unfounded#R. Traditionally thought to form a species-group with E. caeruleus and E. leucurus; all three sometimes considered conspecific, but differ variously in plumage, morphology and behaviour. Monotypic.
Australia: breeds mainly in SE corner, from N of Cairns (Queensland) to W side of Eyre Peninsula (South Australia), but also in S & NW coastal strip of Western Australia, and around Darwin and Melville I (Northern Territory)#R; occasional in Tasmania.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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