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Fawn-breasted Bowerbird

Fawn-breasted Bowerbird

Scientific name: Chlamydera cerviniventris
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Ptilonorhynchidae

The Fawn-breasted Bowerbird is distributed in New Guinea and northern Australia, where it inhabits the tropical forests, mangroves, savanna woodlands and forest edges. Its diet consists mainly of figs, fruits and insects. The nest is a loose cup made of small sticks up in a tree. The bower itself is that of "avenue-type" with two sides of wall of sticks and usually decorated with green-colored berries.

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Canon EOS-1D Mark III ,Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS USM
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