Spotted Bowerbird (species: Chlamydera maculata) in taxonomy (Gaia Guide)
Chlamydera maculata
Spotted Bowerbird

©David Cook: Spotted Bowerbird (Chlamydera maculata)

©Davidgregsmith: Showing pink on nape

©Greg Miles: Spotted Bowerbird (Chlamydera maculata)
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Ptilonorhynchidae
Genus Chlamydera
Species Chlamydera maculata



Distinguishing features

They have an erectile pink crest on their nape. (David Cook)


  • From 27 cm to 31 cm (Length of specimen)


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Distribution and habitat preferences

It is endemic to Australia, widely distributed across inland Queensland and New South Wales. It is found in dry open woodland. (Wikipedia)

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