Haemopsalta aktites (Ewart, 1989)
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Distribution and seasonality:
Found from Great Keppel Island,
central Queensland, south to
Congo on the New South Wales
coast. Adults occur from
September to May.
Mon Repos, Bribie Island, Nudgee
This species usually occurs within
50m of the beach in association
with Coastal She-oak (Casuarina
equisetifolia). It is sometimes also
found on dune grasses and
Calling song and behaviour:
Similar to Red Squeaker, but more
drawn-out and metallic, with 1–2
distinct short chirps followed by a
long note; monotonously repeated.
Adults are wary and highly mobile.
dr-pop.net database record
Currently known extent