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Ptilonorhynchus violaceus

Satin Bowerbird at suppressed

Ptilonorhynchus violaceus at suppressed - 8 Sep 2016
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus at suppressed - 8 Sep 2016
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Identification history

Ptilonorhynchus violaceus 27 Jan 2018 RyuCallaway
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus 26 Jan 2018 JackyF

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Author's notes

Three juveniles and/or females moving bower decorations around, I did not see an adult male at this bower but bower birds are common in this area. More recent bowers have been in denser undergrowth and more difficult to photograph without disturbing the birds.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
  • 8 Sep 2016 02:43 PM Recorded on
  • JackyF Recorded by

Additional information

  • True Nesting site

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