Swan River and King George Sound, Western Australia.
Taxonomy complex. Has often been treated as conspecific with A. pusilla, and some hybridization between the two likely in SE South Australia, where individuals with intermediate plumage occur; race diemenensis of A. pusilla seems to be genetically more like present species. Proposed race tanami (arid interior of N Western Australia E to Duchess, in Queensland) included in whitlocki; proposed race leeuwinensis (humid coast of SW Australia) appears to refer to an intergrade population between nominate and whitlocki. Four subspecies recognized.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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