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Ptilonorhynchus violaceus

Satin Bowerbird at National Zoo and Aquarium

Ptilonorhynchus violaceus at National Zoo and Aquarium - 22 Aug 2019
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus at National Zoo and Aquarium - 22 Aug 2019
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus at National Zoo and Aquarium - 22 Aug 2019
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus at National Zoo and Aquarium - 22 Aug 2019
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Identification history

Ptilonorhynchus violaceus 24 Aug 2019 Illilanga
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus 23 Aug 2019 RodDeb

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in several locations, a few were close to the aviaries looking in from the outside, also around the Meerkats etc. have not seen them there like this before.

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Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 22 Jul 2020 by RodDeb
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Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 30 May 2020 by RodDeb
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 6 Mar 2020 by RodDeb
Isopeda sp. (genus) (Huntsman Spider) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 6 Mar 2020 by RodDeb
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Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 7 Jun 2018 by RodDeb
Turdus merula (Common Blackbird) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 7 Jun 2018 by RodDeb
Sandalodes bipenicillatus (Double-brush jumper) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 11 Feb 2018 by RodDeb
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 11 Feb 2018 by RodDeb
Sceliphron laetum (Common mud dauber wasp) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 28 Jan 2018 by RodDeb
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 28 Jan 2018 by RodDeb
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Gryllacrididae sp. (family) (Wood, Raspy or Leaf Rolling Cricket) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 15 Jan 2018 by RodDeb
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 15 Jan 2018 by RodDeb
Passer domesticus (House Sparrow) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 1 Jan 2018 by RodDeb
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 23 Oct 2017 by RodDeb
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 1 Aug 2017 by RodDeb
Taeniopygia bichenovii (Double-barred Finch) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 4 Apr 2017 by RodDeb
Orcus bilunulatus (Ladybird beetle) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 19 Apr 2016 by RodDeb
Burhinus grallarius (Bush Stone-curlew) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 28 Jul 2015 by michaelb
Numida meleagris (Helmeted Guineafowl) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 28 Jul 2015 by michaelb
Pavo cristatus (Indian Peafowl) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 28 Jul 2015 by michaelb
Canis lupus (Dingo / Wild Dog) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 28 Jul 2015 by michaelb
Pavo cristatus (Indian Peafowl) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 3 Jun 2015 by michaelb
Dromaius novaehollandiae (Emu) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 3 Jun 2015 by michaelb
Burhinus grallarius (Bush Stone-curlew) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 3 Jun 2015 by michaelb
Cereopsis novaehollandiae (Cape Barren Goose) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 3 Jun 2015 by michaelb
Phascolarctos cinereus (Koala) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 3 Jun 2015 by michaelb

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 8 Abundance
  • 22 Aug 2019 01:16 PM Recorded on
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