French: Séricorne montanelle German: Gelbbauchhuscher Spanish: Sedosito occidental
Stirling Range, south Western Australia
Western Australia S of a line drawn roughly from Geraldton SE to Point Culver (but excluding extreme SW corner).
11·5–13·5 cm; 14 g. A small, streaked acanthizid with short, relatively fine bill, and long, slightly graduated tail usually held cocked. Male has... read more
Distinctive; a musical short phrase, “per-chee chip ter chewee”, slightly upswept at end, different... read more
Mallee and coastal heaths and woodland thickets and shrublands, including paperbarks (Melaleuca... read more
Food and feeding
Largely insectivorous, also seeds, but details poorly known as species often subsumed in C. campestris. Arthropods taken include... read more
Season Jul–Dec; may be double-brooded in years with good rainfall. Domed nest with side entrance, made of coarse dry grass, dry... read more
Status and conservation
Not assessed. Uncommon. Much of this species’ habitat has been cleared or modified for farming, and is now considerably fragmented. May survive for a time in remnants such as... read more
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