Occurs in most habitats. Absent only from dense forest, true
deserts and intensely farmed areas. Herbivorous and opportunistically
omnivorous. Lives as monogamous pairs until eggs laid then female may join
loose , wandering groups while male incubates and raises the young.
The Australian Bird Guide, Peter Menkhorst et al
|Bird, forest and grassland
|Photo 1 taken at Homevale by Robert Werner; photo 2 at Mt Hector by Paul Horner