Western fieldwren

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Western fieldwren
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Acanthizidae
Genus: Calamanthus
Species: C. montanellus
Binomial name
Calamanthus montanellus
(Milligan, 1903)
Synonyms

Calamanthus campestris montanellus

The western fieldwren or calamanthus (Calamanthus montanellus) is a species of bird in the family Acanthizidae, endemic to southwestern Australia. It is often considered a subspecies of the rufous fieldwren, most notably by Christidis and Boles in their 2008 work, but as a separate species by many other authorities including the IOC.

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