SATIN BOWER BIRD FACTS
The male Satin Bower Bird is jet black with bluish sheen. Female is olive green. Immature males like females, and attain adult plumage after about 5 years. The male builds bower of two parallel rows of twigs and decorated with blue objects such as Rosella feathers, flowers and blue pieces of plastic.
25 - 30cm
Rainforest, thick coastal scrubs.
fruit, berries, insects
Nest is saucer of twigs up a tree. Lays two pale brown eggs.
Coastal areas where rainfall is high.
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||Satin Bower Bird|