Hunter River, New South Wales, Australia.
Part of a clade with H. pennatus and H. ayresii#R. Formerly considered conspecific with H. weiskei, which recently was elevated to full species because of its smaller size (wing length 308–317 mm vs 332–396 mm in males, 327–342 mm vs 367–413 mm in females) (score at least 2); less-pronounced or non-existent malar stripe (ns); more evenly distributed dark crown streaks on white base (vs more densely packed broader dark central crown streaks on biscuit-coloured base, creating capped effect with more prominent pale postocular supercilium) (2); breast streaking more prominent and extensive (2); absence of broad pale brown (biscuit-coloured) collar (from neck sides around nape) (3); less-crested crown (ns); seven (not six) tail bars, darker and broader in pattern and reaching edges of feathers (ns); darker upperparts including flight feathers (ns)#R. Monotypic.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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