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Satin Bowerbird with its collection of blue decorations

Satin Bowerbird with its collection of blue decorations

Satin bowerbird (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus) - male. Native to Australia's southeast coast, the species, like all bowerbirds, has complex and unique courtship behaviors. Males build elaborate bowers decorated with blue ornaments from flowers to bottle caps; and females choose a mate from the quality of display. photo: Chris Chafer.

Satin Bowerbird - male - Ptilonorhynchus violaceus - Australia's SE coast - By Chris Chafer

Satin Bower Bird (female) by photobitz, via Flickr

Female satin bowers might be mistaken for the green catbird or spotted catbird with distinctively green/brown or otherwise entirely brown upper body and lighter under body with a distinct reticulated or scalloped pattern, but with very striking blue eyes.

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Satin Bowerbird (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus) common in the Rainforest of eastern Australia from Queensland to Victoria

Male satin bowerbird native to Australia and New Guinea. Male bowerbirds weave intricate display areas (or bowers) out of twigs. They decorate their bowers with charcoal, saliva and colourful objects. A bower is not a nest. It is an attractive 'avenue', used by male bowerbirds to entice a female. (Photo Credit: Michael Snedic)

Male satin bowerbird native to Australia and New Guinea. Male bowerbirds weave intricate display areas (or bowers) out of twigs. They decorate their bowers with charcoal, saliva and colourful objects.

Satin Bowerbird female, Ptilonorhynchus violaceus: Australia's SE coast; the species, like all bowerbirds, has complex & unique courtship behaviors. Males build elaborate bowers decorated w/blue ornaments from flowers to bottle caps; females choose a mate from the quality of display. photo: Gerard Satherley

Satin Bowerbird female, it has complex & unique courtship behaviors; males build elaborate bowers decorated w/blue ornaments from flowers to bottle caps; females choose a mate from the quality of display.

BOWER BIRD by Donovan wilson on 500px

Bower Birds construct large complex nests using their own unique design to attract a female.

Satin Bowerbird - Ptilonorhynchus violaceus

The Satin Bowerbird - Ptilonorhynchus violaceus, is found along most of the eastern and south-eastern coast of Australia. Satin Bowerbirds prefer the wetter forests and woodlands, and nearby open.

Bird Photos, Birding Sites, Bird Information: FEMALE SATIN BOWERBIRD, HACKING RIVER, ROYAL NATIO...

Bird Photos, Birding Sites, Bird Information: FEMALE SATIN BOWERBIRD, HACKING RIVER, ROYAL NATIO...

Satin Bower Bird, Ptilonorhynchus violaceus, Australia

Satin Bower Bird, Australia, they collects blue objects for their nests ( blue biros, pegs, anything blue )

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