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Satin bowerbird, Ptilonorhynchus violaceus, AV2408

Physical Description

Study skin of a medium-sized black and bird, with the body, tail and head in a straight line. The wings are folded back against the body, and the head is tilted so that the beak is pointing up. Bird is wrapped in a piece of thin cardboard around its body.

Field Collection


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 65 x 70 x 310mm



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