French: Échelet à sourcils roux German: Rostbrauen-Baumrutscher Spanish: Corretroncos cejirrojo
Liverpool Ranges, New South Wales, Australia
Coastal and highland forests of SE Australia from SE Queensland S to Victoria (E from slightly W of Melbourne).
15–16 cm; 23 g. Male has dark grey head, neck, rump and uppertail-coverts, contrasting with dark brown rest of upperparts; broad eyebrow, lores and area below eye rusty... read more
Typical call a rapid slightly descending chatter with buzz-like quality, often immediately answered... read more
Open forests and woodlands of Great Dividing Range, as well as coastal and inland slopes; sea-level... read more
Food and feeding
Adult and larval insects, mainly ants (Formicidae); also spiders (Araneae). Of 4038 items in stomachs of specimens from NE New South Wales... read more
Season late Aug to Jan; sometimes two broods (two of six groups in sole detailed study, in NE New South Wales). Socially monogamous, but no... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Moderately common in suitable habitat. Absence from isolated patches of forest in NE New South Wales suggests vulnerability to clearance and habitat... read more
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