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  Regent Bower Bird (Sericulus chrysocephalus)





Regent Bower Bird | Sericulus chrysocephalus photo
Male Regent Bower Bird, Lamington National Park

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Regent Bower Bird | Sericulus chrysocephalus photo
Female, Lamington National Park

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Regent Bower Bird | Sericulus chrysocephalus photo
Female, Lamington National Park

Image by ozwildlife - Some rights reserved.



REGENT BOWER BIRD FACTS

Description
The Regent Bower Bird is a striking black and yellow bird. Female is olive brown.

Size
25 - 30cm

Habitat
Rainforest, thick coastal scrub, orchards.

Food
fruit, berries, insects

Breeding
nest is saucer made of twigs. 2 pale brown eggs.

Range
Eastern Australia where rainfall is high.



Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Ptilonorhynchidae
Genus:Sericulus
Species:chrysocephalus
Common Name:Regent Bower Bird