Bowerbirds

Bowerbirds

Bowerbirds (Family Ptilonorhynchidae) There are eight endemic species in Australia, with a further two also found in New Guinea. In all bower-building species, the male constructs, decorates and maintains the bower, which he uses to attract females for mating. The...
Regent Bowerbird

Regent Bowerbird

Regent Bowerbird Male Female Scientific Name: Sericulus chrysocephalus Size: 24 to 28 cm What does it look and sound like? The Regent Bowerbird is a relatively small, slender bowerbird. It has a long, straight thin bill, which is yellow in the adult male and dark...
Great Bowerbird

Great Bowerbird

Great Bowerbird Bower Scientific Name:  Chlamydera nuchalis Size: 32 to 37 cm What does it look like? The male Great Bowerbird is a dull fawn coloured bird with darker mottling on the upperparts. The striking lilac crest, situated on the rear of the neck, is revealed...
Western Bowerbird

Western Bowerbird

Western Bowerbird Scientific Name: Ptilonorhynchus guttatus  Size: 24 to 28 cm What does it look like? The Western Bowerbird is shy and wary and its cryptic ochre-brown and heavily spotted plumage allows it perfect camouflage within tree foliage. It is somewhat...

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