Wavering Firetail Yoyetta spectabilis Emery, Emery and Popple, 2019
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Species number (TNS): 513. Fore wing length: 23–28 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Known from Barrinton Tops and from Blackheath in the Blue Mountains south to Clyde Mountain in New South Wales and from Moondarra in eastern Victoria. Adults occur from November to January. Notable localities: Royal National Park, Jamberoo Mountain, Morton National Park. Habitat: Eucalypt forest with a heath understorey and also both closed and open heathland. Calling song and behaviour: A pleasant repetitive wavering call that ends with an upward inflection, somewhat similar to the call of the Red Ringer, but slower. Adults sit on the branches and stems of eucalypts and heath vegetation. Similar species: Golden-haired Firetail, Serrated Firetail, Mt Lofty Firetail.
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