French: Jardinier à bec denté German: Zahnlaubenvogel Spanish: Pergolero dentado
Other common names:
E. P. Ramsay
Bellenden Ker Range, 3000–4000 feet [c. 915–1220 m], north Queensland, Australia
Wet tropics of NE Queensland (from Big Tableland S to Mt Elliot), in NE Australia.
27 cm; male 132–199 g, female 157–182 g. Drably plumaged cryptic brownish bowerbird with bill adapted for leaf-eating (folivory); specialized notches and cusps (... read more
Male gives loud advertisement vocalizations (single squeal, screech and "chuck" notes,... read more
Upland rainforests, typically at 600–900 m, occasionally higher, to 1600 m; in winter months... read more
Food and feeding
During display season eats mainly fruits, with some flowers, stems, leaves and animals (mostly arthropods); in winter months mostly leaves... read more
Season Sept–Jan, peak of egg-laying Nov–Dec; display season starts Aug–Sept (earlier if fruits abundant), peak Oct–... read more
Presumed mainly resident; during winter months some individuals, possibly immatures, descend to as... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted range species: present in Queensland Wet Tropics EBA. Common throughout small range; surviving habitat fully protected. In Paluma Range,... read more
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