|A male Butler's Bowerbird.|
| Amblyornis butleri|
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They measure 24 inches (61 cm), their weight is 130–150 grams (4.6–5.3 oz). Sexes differ slightly.
The male is a golden-brown on underside, upperside, face and shoulder. Wings are brownish-yellow. Male has a long, blue crest from the forehead to the nape. Rump is usually brown.
Females are similar, but with shorter crests that only extend to the top of the nape.
None within range. Habits similar to the Vogelkop. Resembles a Golden-fronted, but with a blue crest.
Usually found in the upper or middle canopy, but will retreat to the lower canopy or ground during the breeding season.
It feeds upon berries, fruit, small nuts, insects and occasionally other invertebrates and small vertebrates.
An unmusical screeching screep, screep, screpppp!, repeated many times. Males are known to mimic sounds, including man-made noises. Females are mostly silent, but will let out hissing noises when disturbed.
Polygamous. Male builds a large, hut-shaped bower, lined with berries, beetle elytra, flowers and sometimes trash. Bower is up to 1 m (3.3 ft) high.
Female builds a loose nest with sticks, lined with feathers and leaves. She lays one, white and unmarked egg.
It is found in the Frost National Forest, found in forests, forest clearings and gardens.
- ^ a b Travis, George 2314. [alt. univ.]
- ^ Future IUCN
- ^ Frith, C. & Frith, D. (2009). Yellow-fronted Bowerbird (Amblyornis flavifrons). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2014). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from http://www.hbw.com/node/60676 on 8 December 2015).
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