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Rufous Fieldwren Calamanthus campestris

Described by: Gould (1841)
Alternate common name(s): Rufous Calamanthus, Rusty Calamanthus, Rock Calamanthus, Southern Calamanthus, Rufous Field Wren, Calamanthus
Old scientific name(s): Sericornis campestris


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W. and cs. Australia;
At least two populations;
(1) Sandplain heaths of ex. se. South Australia and nw. Victoria.
(2) Se. Western Australia (Nullarbor Plain) through s. South Australia (York and Eyre Peninsulas) to ex. sw. New South Wales and ex. w. Victoria.
(3) Coastal and c. Western Australia from the North West Cape s to Shark Bay (New Beach and Two Peoples Bay).
(4) Dirk Hartog Is.
(5) Western Australia (Shark Bay Is.).
(6) Salt Lakes of c. Western Australia.
(7) Sw. Australia from Murchison River to the Stirling Range.
(8) Interior of South Australia from n. of Lake Eyre-Frome Basin near Lyndhurst and ex. w. New South Wales.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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