Satin Bowerbird II

Satin bowerbird

A couple of Satin Bowerbirds continue to raid the strawberry patch. Their plumage indicates that they are female, or immature males. The mature male is black with a glossy purple-blue sheen. Both sexes have stunning lilac-blue eyes.

This photograph is a 100% crop taken from a larger image. I look forward to the day when I have a suitable telephoto zoom lens to better capture such visiting fauna.

1 thought on “Satin Bowerbird II

  1. teresa calem

    I am fascinated about the bower bird.I have only recentley learned about there existence.I would love to learn more .Is there a video about them?


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