"Alan Gillanders" <>, "Birding-aus" <>
"Jon Wren" <>
Sat, 22 Apr 2006 12:28:07 +1000
Gooday Alan and birding-aussers
Pizzey Pg 91 gives the range of the race purpureicollis
"occupies n. part of range on n. C. York Pen. s. to about Mitchell R on w.
coast and to near Cooktown in e."
HANZAB Vol 2 pg 342 states
" Qld. Throughout C York Pen. (including a few Torees Strait Islands.) N of
Nassua R. in W and S through coastal and subcoastal regions to SE. Inland to
Chillagoe in N and Glenmorgan in S."
I have observed race purpureicollis at Iron Range and Lockerbie Scrub and
Prince of Wales Is. The pictures depicted on the HBW website Internet Bird
Collection http://ibc.hbw.com/ibc/index.html are of the nominate race
lathami but have been labled purpureicollis?
Thanks to those who have responded so far for your assistance.
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