Hylacola cauta

The Shy Heathwren is a species of small bird in the Acanthizidae family, endemic to Australia. They inhabit mostly mallee woodland that has relatively dense shrub and heath understorey. Shy Heathwrens feed mostly on ground dwelling insects; rarely on seeds. Their ground level nests are dome-shaped and usually concealed within grass tussocks or shrubs.

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The Hylacola cauta is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Nothing known about the Hylacola cauta

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Acanthizidae
Genus : Hylacola
Species : cauta
Authority : Gould, 1843