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Bower ( Satin Bowerbird)

Ptilinorhynchus violaceus


Our resident Satin Bowerbird is back in our yard working hard on repairing his bower from last year. It had been flattened by the chooks. Added new photo with more decoration.


Semi-rural backyard

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KerryHawkins 6 years ago

Yes, I will Ava. They are very hard to catch in a photo. Very flighty. I got some of them last year because I sat still for hours waiting. Will give it another go this year. He has only just started so should get some decorated photos soon.

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Ava T-B 6 years ago

I hope you'll add more bower photos when he has it more decorated! And pictures of him and her as well.

KerryHawkins 6 years ago

Yes! I do feel lucky! I was so excited when I first saw it. I have stalked to poor thing ever since with the camera.This is the second year that I know of Leanne. We have quite a large property so could have missed it before. The chooks are locked in a yard at the moment. They are new and need to learn where their home is. That should give the bowerbird time to get his bower beautiful.

LeanneGardner 6 years ago

I am amazed you have one of these in your backyard Kerry, with chooks & all! Fantastic! I ahve never seen the bird nor it's bower in real life. You're so lucky :)

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New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Oct 6, 2013
Submitted on Oct 6, 2013

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