Ptilonorhynchus violaceus

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Noun1.Ptilonorhynchus violaceus - of southeast AustraliaPtilonorhynchus violaceus - of southeast Australia; male is glossy violet blue; female is light grey-green
bowerbird, catbird - any of various birds of the Australian region whose males build ornamented structures resembling bowers in order to attract females
genus Ptilonorhynchus, Ptilonorhynchus - type genus of the Ptilonorhynchidae
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Satin Bowerbird Ptilonorhynchus violaceus, Pied Currawong Strepera graculina), including the migratory Topknot Pigeon Lopholaimus antarcticus that reaches its most south-western distribution limit in this study area (e.