Friday, August 25, 2017

Satin Bowerbird - Ptilonorhynchus violaceus - Satänglövsalsfågel

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Satin Bowerbird - Ptilonorhynchus violaceus - Satänglövsalsfågel
© NF Photo 140922 Lamington NP,  Queensland, Australia

This is a male Satin Bowerbird. I did not have any images of the female but she can be seen in the video below. It also shows the bower and behavier of the birds. 

Learn more about Satin Bowerbird on wiki

Youtube video 


 Linking up with: Saturdays Critters   Saturday Snapshot

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14 comments:

  1. Hello, this Satin Bowerbird is pretty. I love it's pretty eyes. Great photos and video. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Happy Saturday, enjoy your weekend!

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  2. Hello!:) Your images of the Satin Bowerbird show it to be brilliant blue in colour, but in the video, it looks almost black. Is this because of the light? It's a romantic bird, and I loved the video,...it made me chuckle.

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    1. yes. it is the light that triggers the brilliant blue color :)
      There is an explanation in the link in the post.

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  3. Beautiful. As usual in nature the boys get the bright colours.

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  4. Incredible rich color against those impressive eyes.

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  5. Oh t;his bird has such a beautiful color. Thanks for sharing.

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  6. What a beautiful bird! I can imagine how delightful it must be to see one in its natural habitat.
    My Saturday Snapshot post features Dungeness Spit.

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  7. He is so gorgeous...especially with those lavender eyes! LOVED the video! Such a cute mating ritual.

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  8. Oh my! Does any other creature on earth have I as beautiful as that? Purple eyes!

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  9. Hi, just calling back to say thanks for the link, which I checked out. They are amazing birds, and their eyes are gorgeous.

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  10. such a beautiful bird. I've never seen anything like ti. Thanks for sharing it

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  11. Wow, that color is so deep and unique - beautiful!

    Sue

    Book By Book

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