Victorian Firetail Yoyetta kershawi (Goding and Froggatt, 1904)
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Male
Previously considered conspecific with Yoyetta denisoni. Species number (TNS): 780. Fore wing length: 28–35 mm. Distribution and seasonality: From Batemans Bay and Wyanbene in southern New South Wales south across much of eastern Victoria, with an isolated population in Otway National Park. Adults occur from late November to January. Notable localities: Brown Mountain, Mt Dandenong, Morwell National Park, Blanket Bay. Habitat: Cool temperate eucalypt forest. Calling song and behaviour: Unknown. At times it is an abundant species, but the males are difficult to observe due to their active nature. Colour variation: Females occur in two colour forms: (1) black with red fore wing basal membranes (as per male), and (2) brown with red/pink fore wing basal membranes. Similar species: Brown Firetail, Black Firetail, Southern Treetop Ticker.
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