Satin Bowerbird

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Subject: Satin Bowerbird
From: "Philip A. Veerman" <>
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2001 13:27:52 +1000
According to Cayley: ptilon = feather, rhychos = bill, violaceous = blue.
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From: Peter and Jenny Farrell <>
To: Birding Aus <>
Date: Tuesday, 19 June 2001 20:45
Subject: [BIRDING-AUS] Satin Bowerbird

The Satin Bowerbirds scientific name is Ptilonorhynchus violaceus can anyone
help me with the origin or meaning of the name


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