Old World Warblers (Sylviidae)

Spinifexbird (Eremiornis carteri) - HBW 11, p. 581

French: Mégalure du spinifex German: Spinifexsänger Spanish: Yerbera del Spinifex
Other common names: (Carter’s) Desertbird

Taxonomy: Eremiornis carteri North, 1900, North Cape West, north-western Australia.
Although not dissimilar to Megalurus, combination of unstreaked plumage and long tail-coverts unique in such a specialized, long-tailed species. Monotypic.

Distribution: Australia: very patchily from coastal Western Australia (including some islands) E in arid uplands (in band between 19° S and 26° S) to W & C Queensland.

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