regent bowerbird

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I was delighted to spot this male Regent Bowerbird feeding on the wild tobacco tree. The females are a tan/cream but the males the vibrant gold and black. It is 24-28 cm and though often silent is may make a low chattering or soft warbling sound.

4 thoughts on “regent bowerbird

    guttermutt said:
    November 3, 2013 at 12:48 am

    I’ve never seen such a handsome bird!!!

    Lee said:
    November 1, 2013 at 11:31 am

    What a fantastic bird and photo.

    Karolyn Cooper said:
    September 28, 2013 at 8:35 pm

    You are right about “vibrant” – great colours.

      margosnotebook responded:
      October 24, 2013 at 6:36 am

      nature’s ability to produce stunning combinations is unsurpassable! thanks for your visit

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