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Chlamydera nuchalis

Great bowerbird

(Great Bowerbird)

FAMILY

Ptilonorhynchidae

Species

Chlamydera nuchalis

Common name

Great Bowerbird

Main colour

Grey-brown

Distinctive feature

Grey brown with back, wings and tail heavily spotted with grey, size 25-30 cm

Campus

Townsville

Description

Several bowers can be seen on the Townsville campus. The basic colour is grey-brown with the back, wings and tail heavily spotted with grey. In the male a lilac-pink crest may be displayed, this crest is uncommon in females. Legs and feet grey, eyes, black, bill grey.

Additional Photos

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