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Australian Birds of Paradise, Bowerbirds



FAMILY : Bird of paradise

Victoria's Riflebird
(Ptiloris victoriae)
Victoria's Riflebird
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FAMILY : Bower birds

Green Catbird
(Ailuroedus crassirostris)
Green Catbird
The Green Catbird is a sturdy green bird with brownish olive head and red eye. The underside is yellow green with white spots. It is lightly spotted around the head. The bill is sturdy and pale coloured. It has a distinctive call that sounds like a... Click to continue>
Fawn-breasted Bowerbird
(Chlamydera cerviniventris)
Fawn-breasted Bowerbird
The Fawn-breasted Bowerbird is greyish brown above with small spotted markings on back. The underside is fawn brown. The head is greyish brown with streaking on the throat and chest. Both males and females are similar in appearance. Usually seen... Click to continue>
Great Bowerbird
(Chlamydera nuchalis)
Great Bowerbird
The Great Bowerbird is a large greyish bird with dark bill. The upper parts are fawn grey with darker markings on top of head. The wings are brown with white markings on the feathers. The male has a lilac crest on back of neck, but this is usually... Click to continue>
Spotted Bowerbird
(Chlamydera maculata)
Spotted Bowerbird
The Spotted Bowerbird is dark brown spotted with lighter brown above. The head is reddish brown with grey brown streaks. The underside is pale creamy brown. Males have a lilac pink crest on the back on the neck. The bill is black, the eyes are dark... Click to continue>
Western Bowerbird
(Chlamydera guttata)
Western Bowerbird
The Western Bowerbird is dark brown above with prominent lighter brown or tan spotting. The underside is reddish fawn colour. Males have a pink crest (nuchal crest) that can be raised on the back of the neck; females also have crest but it is... Click to continue>
Satin Bower Bird
(Ptilonorhynchus violaceus)
Satin Bower Bird
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... Click to continue>
Regent Bower Bird
(Sericulus chrysocephalus)
Regent Bower Bird
The Regent Bower Bird is a striking black and yellow bird. Female is olive brown. Click to continue>


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