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Satin Bowerbird and Bower

Ptilinorhynchus violaceus


Glossy blue/black bowerbird with violet eye and semi covered greenish yellow bill. This one appears to be immature male, just coming in to his adult plumage. He is doing a stellar job building his bower.


Semi rural backyard

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StephenSolomons 6 years ago

love it

KerryHawkins 6 years ago

Yes Ava! You asked for an update on my resident bowerbird, so here it is. He even has changed the position of his front and back door now. Amazing architects!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 6 years ago

Bowerbirds are such artists!

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New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Oct 20, 2013
Submitted on Oct 20, 2013

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