Streaked bowerbird

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Streaked bowerbird
Amblyornis subalaris by Bowdler Sharpe.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Ptilonorhynchidae
Genus: Amblyornis
Species: A. subalaris
Binomial name
Amblyornis subalaris
Sharpe, 1884

The streaked bowerbird (Amblyornis subalaris) is a species of bowerbird which can be found in southeastern New Guinea. They are approximately 22 cm long and have an olive-brown colouring. The male has a short orange crest which is not visible unless displayed.

The streaked bowerbird is a polygamous species. The nest is built by the male out of sticks. It has a characteristic hut shape with two entrances.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Amblyornis subalaris". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.

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