French: Drymode bridé German: Yorkdrosselschnäpper Spanish: Petroica matorralera norteña
Cape York, Queensland, Australia
N Australia (N Cape York Peninsula, in N Queensland).
21–22 cm; 42–46 g. Adult has lores and spot behind eye white, vertical black stripe from above front of eye to sides of lower throat, buff ear-coverts... read more
Several thin, drawn-out whistles. Also harsh scolding notes.
Rainforest, monsoon forest, and vine thickets; often in fairly open understorey with dense layer of... read more
Food and feeding
Invertebrates, including insects and small gastropods. Forages on ground, generally in dense cover, using bill to turn over fallen leaves... read more
Season Nov to late Jan. Nest, built by female, an open bowl-shaped structure with thick walls, of sticks and twigs, lined with dead leaves... read more
Sedentary. Few recoveries of ringed individuals, all less than 10 km from site of original ringing. read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Restricted-range species: confined to the Cape York EBA. Locally common, but can be difficult to find in Cape York Peninsula.... read more
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