Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

CAVS: 8865

Subspecies Calyptorhynchus (Zanda) funereus xanthanotus Gould, 1838





Extra Distribution Information

All TAS, King Is. and Furneaux group.

Note that conversion of the original AFD map of states, drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones to IBRA and IMCRA regions may have produced errors. The new maps will be reviewed and corrected as updates occur. The maps may not indicate the entire distribution. See further details below.
IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)
drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones (map not available)


Tas: Ben Lomond (BEL), Flinders (FLI), King (KIN), Tasmanian Central Highlands (TCH), Tasmanian Northern Midlands (TNM), Tasmanian Northern Slopes (TNS), Tasmanian South East (TSE), Tasmanian Southern Ranges (TSR), Tasmanian West (TWE)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • Tasmania

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, arthropod-feeder, diurnal, granivore, gregarious, low woodland, nomadic, open forest, tall forest, volant.

Extra Ecological Information

Seasonal breeder, sexually dimorphic, feeds arboreally mainly on wood-boring larvae of cossid moths and cerambycid beetles, also seeds of proteads and conifers, flies above forest canopy with slow buoyant wing beats and protracted glides, roosts in small groups, nests in large hollows lined with wood chips, female alone broods and feeds yellow-downed chicks, wanders locally and regionally to seasonal food sources.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
01-Mar-2012 01-Mar-2012 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)