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Slaty-backed Thornbill Acanthiza robustirostris

Described by: Milligan (1903)
Alternate common name(s): Slate-backed Thornbill, Robust Thornbill, Large-billed Thornbill
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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W. and c. inland Australia;
In a narrow band across interior Western Australia w. to Shark Bay area (Mount Magnet and Yalgoo area) to nw. South Australia, s. Northern Territory (Kunoth Well near Alice Springs) extending into c. Queensland.


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


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