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Spotted Bowerbird

Chlamydera maculata (Gould, 1837)

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Spotted Bowerbird - Chlamydera maculata Marc Anderson 2018-08-20 Bowra Station, near Cunnamulla, Queensland, Paroo (Australia) (200 m) Mimicry, call -

Mimicry of Grey Butcherbird, Australian Raven (wing flap noise & call), Yellow-throated Miner & Willie Wagtail

bird-seen:yes

434076
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Bowerbird - Chlamydera maculata Marc Anderson 2015-10-15 Bowra Station, near Cunnamulla, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (200 m) call, song -

Two birds at bower with clicking, tapping, buzzing and other calls

bird-seen:no

287089
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Bowerbird - Chlamydera maculata Marc Anderson 2015-10-15 Bowra Station, near Cunnamulla, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (200 m) call, song -

Two birds near bower with various call types including mimicry

bird-seen:no

287090
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Bowerbird - Chlamydera maculata Andrew Spencer 2016-01-07 Eulo Bore, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (190 m) call -

calls from a single bird moving low through fairly open mulga.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

329753
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Bowerbird - Chlamydera maculata Marc Anderson 2015-10-15 Bowra Station, near Cunnamulla, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (200 m) call -

Probable mimicry of Pied Butcherbird

bird-seen:no

287084
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Bowerbird - Chlamydera maculata Marc Anderson 2015-10-15 Bowra Station, near Cunnamulla, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (200 m) call -

Typical calls from two birds

287091
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Bowerbird - Chlamydera maculata Andrew Spencer 2016-01-07 Eulo Bore, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (190 m) song -

song(?) from one of a pair moving low in very open mulga.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

329755
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Bowerbird - Chlamydera maculata Andrew Spencer 2016-01-07 Eulo Bore, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (190 m) call -

a few calls from the same bird as in XC329755.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

329756
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Bowerbird - Chlamydera maculata Marc Anderson 2015-10-15 Bowra Station, near Cunnamulla, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (200 m) call, song -

Various calls from two birds near bower

287094
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Bowerbird - Chlamydera maculata Marc Anderson 2015-10-15 Bowra Station, near Cunnamulla, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (200 m) call, song -

Various calls from near bower

287093
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Bowerbird - Chlamydera maculata Marc Anderson 2015-10-15 Bowra Station, near Cunnamulla, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (200 m) call, song -

Two birds at bower with clicking, buzzing and some other calls

bird-seen:no

287087
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Bowerbird - Chlamydera maculata Marc Anderson 2015-10-15 Bowra Station, near Cunnamulla, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (200 m) call -

Typical calls

287092
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Bowerbird - Chlamydera maculata Marc Anderson 2015-10-15 Bowra Station, near Cunnamulla, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (200 m) call, song -

Two birds at bower with high-pitched whistles, buzzing and some softer calls

bird-seen:no

287088
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Bowerbird - Chlamydera maculata Marc Anderson 2015-10-14 Cunnamulla, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (200 m) call, song -

Song & a variety of calls from two birds at bower

bird-seen:yes

286726
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Bowerbird - Chlamydera maculata Marc Anderson 2015-10-15 Bowra Station, near Cunnamulla, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (200 m) call, song -

Includes mimicry of Australian Raven

bird-seen:no

287085
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Bowerbird - Chlamydera maculata Pieter de Groot Boersma 2014-10-01 Cobar, Cobar Shire Council, New South Wales, New South Wales (Australia) (240 m) call, male -

A male at its bower. See here: http://www.hbw.com/ibc/video/spotted-bowerbird-chlamydera-maculata/male-rearranging-its-ornaments-front-its-bower

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

327269
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Bowerbird - Chlamydera maculata Marc Anderson 2015-10-15 Bowra Station, near Cunnamulla, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (200 m) song -

Includes mimicry of Whistling Kite

bird-seen:no

287086
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Bowerbird - Chlamydera maculata Pieter de Groot Boersma 2015-01-13 Elgin, Isaac Regional, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (240 m) call -

Intraspecific antagonistic calls of a bird at a birdbath. See here: http://www.hbw.com/ibc/video/spotted-bowerbird-chlamydera-maculata/bird-bare-branch-showing-antagonistic-behaviour

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

327268
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Bowerbird - Chlamydera maculata Andrew Spencer 2016-01-07 Paddabilla Bore (aka Eulo Bore), Paroo, Queensland, Australia, Queensland (Australia)   - song(?) and calls from one of a pair moving low in very open mulga. 99575931
macaulaylibrary.org
Spotted Bowerbird - Chlamydera maculata Andrew Spencer 2016-01-07 Paddabilla Bore (aka Eulo Bore), Paroo, Queensland, Australia, Queensland (Australia)   - calls from a single bird moving low through fairly open mulga. 99575921
macaulaylibrary.org
Spotted Bowerbird - Chlamydera maculata Greg Neill 2019-08-05 Diamantina National Park--Gum Hole, Diamantina, Queensland, Australia, null   -   178649581
macaulaylibrary.org

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