Possible female Regent Bowerbird in Turner

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Subject: Possible female Regent Bowerbird in Turner
From: Philip Veerman <>
Date: Mon, 1 Feb 2021 07:24:22 +0000

I was thinking is the problem that the field guide books are not good enough? But I don’t think that is the reason. More likely that people who don’t know, just don’t know what page to start with.


From: Canberrabirds [ On Behalf Of shorty via Canberrabirds
Sent: Monday, 1 February, 2021 5:07 PM
To: Con Boekel
Cc: canberrabirds chatline
Subject: Re: [Canberrabirds] Possible female Regent Bowerbird in Turner


My money is on a Juvenile Starling.




On Mon, Feb 1, 2021 at 4:47 PM Con Boekel <> wrote:

I have just had a call from a neighbour, a non-birdo, who described what
may possibly been a female Regent Bowerbird in his garden.

Attempts at a better look or at obtaining a photo yielded nowt.

I mention this because it might be worth keeping an eye out for same.

kind regards


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