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Satin Bowerbird(Female)

Ptilinorhynchus violaceus

Description:

Dull greenish and blueish grey with pale rufus wings. Breast and abdomen yellowish white with darker scallops, eye blue.

Habitat:

Spotted in the Bunya Mountains- rainforest

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4 Comments

KerryHawkins
KerryHawkins 7 years ago

Such a great looking bird! Thanks Shanna. I saw this one all the way up in the Bunya Mountains but I have a couple living in my backyard.

ShannaB
ShannaB 7 years ago

Beautiful shots, Kerry!!!!

KerryHawkins
KerryHawkins 7 years ago

Thanks Tom. The eyes are fantastic. Such a vivid blue. At first we thought it was a catbird until we saw that give-away blue eye. Catbirds have red eyes.

Tom15
Tom15 7 years ago

Beautiful bird, love that blue eye!

KerryHawkins
Spotted by
KerryHawkins

Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Jul 8, 2012
Submitted on May 8, 2013

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