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Alternative name: Buff-breasted Bowerbird
Sexes similar, juveniles undescribed.
 Similar species
Similar in appearance to Yellow-breasted Bowerbird, but note lack of yellow.
In Australia found in mangroves and in open and closed forest. In New Guinea in lowland to hill forest patches and in light woodland and scrub in savannas. Occurs from sea-level up to 500m in New Guinea, locally up to 1700m.
Usually seen singly, in pairs or small groups.
Diet little known. Feeds on fruits and insects.
Breeding season all months in New Guinea, display season mostly June to December in Australia. A polygynous species. The male builds and attends a bower to attract females. They build a nest alone and also breed alone.
A resident species.
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