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Varied Sittella Neositta chrysoptera

Described by: Latham (1802)
Alternate common name(s): Varied Settella, Orange-winged Sittella, Black-capped Sittella, White-headed Sittella, Striated Sittella, White-winged Sittella
Old scientific name(s): Daphoenositta chrysoptera


Samsonvale, Queensland, Australia - Nov 18, 2002 © Tom Tarrant  Rupanyup, Victoria, Australia - 1977 © Hans&Judy Beste  Rupanyup, Victoria, Australia - 1977 © Hans&Judy Beste  Perth, Western Australia, Australia - Aug 7, 2006 © Jean-Philippe Paris 
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(1) Nw. and nc. Australia (n. Western Australia e. from the Kimberleys, Northern Territory and nw. Queensland e. to Winton).
(2) N. and nw. Queensland (Cape York Peninsula s. to Normanton and Townsville).
(3) C. to e. Queensland s. of Blackall and Mackay and ne. New South Wales s. to the Clarence River.
(4) Ex. cs. interior and e. Queensland (Bowen), e. New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory (Campbell Park) and e. Victoria.
(5) W. and c. Australia (ex. nw. Western Australia across ex. s. Northern Territory, South Australia, sw. Queensland, w. New South Wales and w. Victoria).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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