Sydney Ticking Ambertail
Yoyetta sp. (cf. tristrigata)
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Distribution and seasonality:
Central New South Wales from
western Sydney north west to
near Bathurst and north to the
Clandulla State Forest, Silverdale.
Populations are local and occur in
open forest, usually on poor soil.
Calling song and behaviour: A
ticking song produced whilst in
flight and also when perched on a
tree. The song lacks the
complexity and long buzzing
phrase of the Varied Ambertail.
When stationary the series of ticks
sometimes end with a short, soft
chirp. Adults have been observed
in Broad-leaved Red Ironbark
dr-pop.net database record
Currently known extent