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Alternative name: Shy Hylacola
- Calamanthus cautus
Calamanthus cautus has four subspecies:
- C. c. macrorhyncha
- Central New South Wales
- C. c. cauta
- Eyre Peninsula and Flinders Ranges to north-western Victoria and adjacent New South Wales
- C. c. halmaturina
- Kangaroo Island (South Australia)
- C. c. whitlocki
- South-central Western Australia
Forage in the shade of dense vegetation, but are not particularly shy, despite the common name.