regent bowerbird


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Related to regent bowerbird: Regent bird, satin bowerbird

regent bowerbird

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regent bird

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(Animals) an Australian bowerbird, Sericulus chrysocephalus, the male of which has a showy yellow and velvety-black plumage
[after the Prince Regent]
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By comparison, the robin- sized regent bowerbird (Sericulus chrysocephalus) erects 6-inch-high walls along an avenue less than a foot in length.
At least two of the avenue builders of eastern Australia--the regent bowerbird and satin bowerbird (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus)--paint the inside walls of their bowers.