great bowerbird

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Related to great bowerbird: Chlamydera nuchalis
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Noun1.great bowerbird - large bowerbird of northern Australia
bowerbird, catbird - any of various birds of the Australian region whose males build ornamented structures resembling bowers in order to attract females
Chlamydera, genus Chlamydera - a genus of Ptilonorhynchidae
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Now, researchers have identified a completely new dimension to these showy structures in great bowerbirds.
To woo females, male great bowerbirds of northern Australia build bowers that are not only attractive, but also fire resistant.

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