We present our image index for Australian Bowerbirds, providing quick links to some of the listed bird species, found in Australia. Many thanks to the contributors, who have shared their insights and photographs to our section on the Bowerbirds (class Aves).

Click on the thumbnail images to go to the page on each species of bird…

Satin Bowerbird (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus)
Bowerbirds
Great Bowerbird (Chlamydera nuchalis)
Great Bowerbird (Chlamydera nuchalis)
Green Catbird (Ailuroedus crassirostris)
Green Catbird (Ailuroedus crassirostris)
Regent Bowerbird (Sericulus chrysocephalus), O'Reilly, Lamington National Park, QLD © Dorothy Latimer
Regent Bowerbird (Sericulus chrysocephalus)
Satin Bowerbird (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus)
Satin Bowerbird (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus)
Western Bowerbird bower courtship
Western Bowerbird (Chlamydera guttata)

  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Aves
  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Parvorder: Corvida
  • Superfamily: Menuroidea
  • Family: Ptilonorhynchidae
  • Genera:
    Ailuroedus
    Amblyornis
    Archboldia
    Chlamydera
    Prionodura
    Ptilonorhynchus
    Scenopooetes
    Sericulus

Footnote & References

  1. Build It {and they will come}, by Virginia Morell, July 2010, National Geographic Magazine, www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2010/07/bowerbirds/
  2. Field Guide to Australian Birds, by Michael Morcombe, Steve Parish Publishing, ISBN 9781740214179
  3. Bird Of The Week: Great and Western Bowerbird (Chlamydera nuchalis and Chlamydera guttata), Sundays with Annie Brown, ABC, www.abc.net.au/radio/darwin/programs/sundays/bower-birds/12474702

BowerbirdsBowerbirds Index Great Bowerbird Green Catbird Satin Bowerbird Western Bowerbird

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