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Ptilonorhynchidae

Fawn-breasted bowerbird

Chlamydera cerviniventris Photo by Dick Daniels (Wikipedia) Common name:fawn-breasted bowerbird (en); jardineiro-de-peito-fulvo (pt); jardinier à poitrine fauve (fr); pergolero pechipardo (es); braunbauch-laubenvogel (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily PtilonorhynchidaeRange:This species is found in north-western and eastern New Guinea, and also in northern Queensland, Australia.Size:These birds are about 30 cm long. The males tend to be larger than females, weighing […]

Satin bowerbird

Ptilonorhynchus violaceus Photo by Eric Tan (Feathers and Photos) Common name:satin bowerbird (en); jardineiro-acetinado (pt); jardinier satiné (fr); pergolero satinado (es); seidenlaubenvogel (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily PtilonorhynchidaeRange:This species is endemic to Australia, being found along most of the eastern and south-eastern coast.Size:These birds are 27-33 cm long and weigh 170-290 g.Habitat:The satin bowerbird is mostly found in […]

Spotted catbird

Ailuroedus melanotis Photo by Larry Dunis (Bushpea) Common name:spotted catbird (en); jardineiro-malhado (pt); jardinier oreillard (fr); maullador orejudo (es); schwarzohr-laubenvogel (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily PtilonorhynchidaeRange:This species is found in northern Queensland, Australia and in New Guinea and nearby islands.Size:These birds are 26-30 cm long and weigh 150-200 g.Habitat:Spotted catbirds are found in tropical and sub-tropical rainforests and in moist […]