Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Fairywrens :: Purple-crowned Fairywren
Purple-crowned Fairywren Malurus coronatus
Described by: Gould (1858)
Alternate common name(s): Lilac-crowned Fairywren, MacGillivray's Fairywren, Lilac-crowned Wren, Purple-crowned Wren
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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Two populations separated by 200km of unsuitable habitat;
(1) Ne. Western Australia to nw. Northern Territory (Kimberleys, McArthur River, and Victoria River Roadhouse).
(2) Coastal Gulf of Carpentaria in ne. Northern Territory to nw. Queensland (Gulf of Carpentaria region at Lawn Hill National Park) e. to the Leichardt River.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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