interior of New South Wales, Australia.
Often treated as conspecific with P. kisserensis (which see). Nominate race intergrades with sordidus in Queensland (from near Cape York S to around Georgetown); also shows slight clinal variation in size, with decrease in length of wing and increase in length of bill from S to N. Other proposed races in Australia are occidentalis (N Western Australia), breda (Melville I), johnstoni (Johnston R, in N Queensland) and carpentariae (NW Queensland), but all of these represent only minor and clinal variation in size and plumage tone; type of carpentariae may be an intergrade between nominate and sordidus. Three subspecies recognized.
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