A male giving alarm calls and chasing several intruders that get too close to its bower.

A male giving alarm calls and chasing several intruders that get too close to its bower.
Species: Satin Bowerbird   Ptilonorhynchus violaceus
Subspecies: violaceus
Author: Josep del Hoyo
Date: 
Monday, October 18, 2010
Added to IBC: 11 Jan 2011 - 19:45
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The intruders, in order of appearance, are an Australian Brush-turkey (Alectura lathami), a paddy melon (Cucumis myriocarpus) and a female and a male of Regent Bowerbirds (Sericulus chrysocephalus).

Citation

Josep del Hoyo, IBC1185621. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1185621.

Extended version
Josep del Hoyo, IBC1185621. Video of Satin Bowerbird Ptilonorhynchus violaceus at O'Reilly's, Australia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1185621.

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