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Regent Bowerbird
Stephen Powell

Regent Bowerbird (Sericulus chrysoephalus)

Pulled this one out from my collection of slides. Scanned at 2400dpi but still disappointing. Taken at O'Reillys Guest House - Lamington National Park Queensland Australia, on a 3 month camping trip around Australia in 1999. O'Reillys Guest House is a place not to be missed. Regents visit your camp site.
O'Reillys Guest House - Lamington National Park Queensland
Date taken
Sept 1999
Scientific name
Sericulus chrysoephalus
Equipment used
Minolta X-700 Tamron 38-100
What a thrill that must have been to see these beautiful birds so close. I hope to get there one day. Neil.
We camped at O'Reilly's and had Regent and Satin Bowerbirds on our camp table. With flocks of 20 at a time, just too beautiful! Lewin's Honeyeater slipped it tongue around the under the lid of drink bottles and lip of upturned glasses to drink the cordial.
:eek!: :eek!: :eek!: Unbelievable, Dean, to have such an exotic looking thing on your hand!!!!!!! :bounce: (If this happened to me, I'd faint with pleasure! ;)) Thanks a million for sharing!!! o:) :t: :t:
My goodness,what a striking and boldly coloured bird!! A treat to see,thanks for posting along with the interesting information, Stephen.


Magic to have this gorgeous one on your hand, well done and he was looking for bits and bobs at the campsite, which colour did this one prefer Stephen?

Thank you for sharing :clap: :D :clap:

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