Spotted bowerbird

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Spotted bowerbird
Spotted Bowerbird - Chlamydera maculata.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Ptilonorhynchidae
Genus: Chlamydera
Species: C. maculata
Binomial name
Chlamydera maculata
(Gould, 1837)

Ptilonorhynchus maculatus Gould, 1837

The spotted bowerbird (Chlamydera maculata) is a bowerbird widely distributed across inland Queensland and New South Wales.

Conservation status[edit]



Spotted bowerbirds are not listed as threatened on the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.

State of Victoria, Australia[edit]

  • The spotted bowerbird is listed as threatened on the Victorian Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act (1988).[2] Under this Act, an Action Statement for the recovery and future management of this species has been prepared.[3]
  • On the 2007 advisory list of threatened vertebrate fauna in Victoria, the spotted bowerbird is listed as endangered.[4]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Chlamydera maculata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Department of Sustainability and Environment, Victoria
  3. ^ Department of Sustainability and Environment, Victoria
  4. ^ Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment (2007). Advisory List of Threatened Vertebrate Fauna in Victoria - 2007. East Melbourne, Victoria: Department of Sustainability and Environment. p. 15. ISBN 978-1-74208-039-0. 

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