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Ptilonorhynchus violaceus

1 Satin Bowerbird at Thurgoona, NSW

Ptilonorhynchus violaceus at Thurgoona, NSW - 4 Sep 2022
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Identification history

Ptilonorhynchus violaceus 4 Sep 2022 Liam.m
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus 4 Sep 2022 KylieWaldon

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At first I thought a couple of raptors had flocked in because I could see the striping on the breasts. THe Noisy Miners had a time chasing these much bigger birds out. They were Satin Bowerbird females. Never seen then in trees up so high before.

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Manorina melanocephala (Noisy Miner) at Thurgoona, NSW - 4 Sep 2022 by KylieWaldon Glossopsitta concinna (Musk Lorikeet) at Thurgoona, NSW - 4 Sep 2022 by KylieWaldon Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Thurgoona, NSW - 20 Aug 2022 by Darcy Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Thurgoona, NSW - 3 Mar 2022 by Darcy Glossopsitta concinna (Musk Lorikeet) at Thurgoona, NSW - 9 Jun 2021 by Darcy
Manorina melanocephala (Noisy Miner) at Thurgoona, NSW - 4 Sep 2022 by KylieWaldon
Glossopsitta concinna (Musk Lorikeet) at Thurgoona, NSW - 4 Sep 2022 by KylieWaldon
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Thurgoona, NSW - 20 Aug 2022 by Darcy
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Thurgoona, NSW - 3 Mar 2022 by Darcy
Glossopsitta concinna (Musk Lorikeet) at Thurgoona, NSW - 9 Jun 2021 by Darcy

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 6 Abundance
  • 4 Sep 2022 10:56 AM Recorded on
  • KylieWaldon Recorded by

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