French: Jardinier maculé German: Fleckenlaubenvogel Spanish: Pergolero moteado oriental
“New Holland” = Liverpool Plains, New South Wales, Australia
Interior of Queensland S of 20° S (except extreme W & SW) and interior of W & C New South Wales (except extreme W border country) S to extreme NW Victoria, in E Australia.
29 cm; male 125–150 g, female 124–162 g. Has variable warm buff head striated and streaked with warm greyish, forecrown feathers having blackish margins, a few... read more
Bower-advertisement song, courtship and other calls of male loud and harsh churrings, also vocal... read more
Brigalow (Acacia) and eucalypt (Eucalyptus) woodlands, with preference for... read more
Food and feeding
Primarily fruits, flowers and seeds; also arthropods, including grasshoppers and relatives (Orthoptera), beetles (Coleoptera), ants (... read more
Season prolonged over range, Jul–Mar, peak of egg-laying Oct–Feb; display season Apr–Jan, peak Jul–Nov. Polygynous... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Locally fairly common to scarce. Formerly extended W along Murray R system just into South Australia (where range was always small), but considered... read more
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