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Vogelkop bowerbird
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Genus: Amblyornis
Species: inornata

The Vogelkop bowerbird (Amblyornis inornata), also known as the Vogelkop gardener bowerbird, is a medium-sized, bowerbird of the mountains of the Vogelkop Peninsula at Western New Guinea, Indonesia.

The birds are about 21–35 cm in length, with the females being slightly smaller.

The species is known for their mating method. Males are seen, in order to mate, to build a nest with decorations. The more attractive the nest, the most likely it will attract a mate.

  • Avian Visual Cognition: Photo of male arranging red flowers and black beetle elytra. Retrieved 2007-FEB-19.
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