Copulating Red-brows

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Subject: Copulating Red-brows
From: Julian Robinson <>
Date: Sat, 24 Mar 2007 10:54:46 +1100
Suzanne and others - I observed the same courtship and copulation during my visit to the Canberra walk-in aviary.  Although disappointingly they were on a rope instead of a branch, I did get to photograph the behavior in full ...

This presentation was for a non-birdo audience so pls ignore the anthropomorphic commentary.  Images 2 and 3 were of much bobbing, but the camera caught him in the down position each time.  This actually did occur on St Valentine's day!


At 11:05 PM 23/03/07, Suzanne Edgar wrote:
observed courtship jig with leaf and copulation red browed firetails in Bot Gdns last Wed.
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