French: Cinclosome à poitrine cannelle German: Kastanienbrustflöter Spanish: Zordala pechicastaña
Darling Downs, Queensland, Australia
E Australia from C Queensland S to CN New South Wales.
21–25 cm; 55–75 g. Male has narrow creamy supercilium from above lores back to side of nape, glossy black lores, thin black moustachial line extending to throat... read more
Song a series of notes on same pitch, or with first sometimes higher, also two long and three short... read more
Dry woodland scrub, particularly mulga (Acacia aneura), with low understorey, on stony... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, spiders (Araneae) and seeds; most items 1–2 mm long, but some up to 6–7 mm. Forages on ground, walking slowly on... read more
Season variable, clutches of nominate race started Jan–Oct (mainly Jul–Sept); may attempt more than one brood if conditions... read more
No indication of large-scale or seasonal movements; some local dispersal associated with rainfall. read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Uncommon. Habitat modification and overgrazing are detrimental to this species. Requires ongoing monitoring, as extirpated from... read more
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