Found in south-east Queensland, south to Tasmania, across Victoria to the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia. Generally within 200 kms from the coast. Also up the Murray River and Lachlan River in New South Wales.
The Schlegel's asity (Philepitta schlegeli) is a species of bird in the Philepittidae family. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests