“belts of the Murray”, South Australia, Australia.
Plumage varies clinally, with lower underparts rich ochraceous buff in W and becoming colder and greyish-white towards E, but individual variation also evident; birds from lightly timbered and mallee areas of SW Australia (E at least to Nullarbor Plain) occasionally separated as race gilbertii, but appear to represent part of cline. See also P. olivacea. Monotypic.
Mallee tracts of SW Western Australia (except corner) E to NC Victoria and C New South Wales.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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