Regent Bowerbird
Use greenish leaves to apply pea-green
saliva to decorate their bowers...a
rare example of tool use by birds.
Sericulus chrysocephalus
(L 9.8")
Laminington Nat’l Park
Australia
19Oct2015
female
Sericulus is Greek
for silken.
Endemic to eastern Australia.
The Australian bowerbird is the
serial womanizer of the avian
kingdom.  (Noah Stryker)