Introducing Mr Satin bowerbird outside his Blue Mountains  home at;

Bowerbird in Memorial Park Blackheath

The proud home owner


No. 1 Memorial Park










This is a very well located, private property only a two minute walk to the village (twenty seconds in full flight).


Location of satin bowerbird


Swimming pool complex nearby and someone to cut the grass.  And a pond as well.Blackheath duck pond.




Blackheath pool Memorial Park.

Decent neighbours, the wood duck family.








Yes, he has those sought after water glimpses from his front door..


The interior of the home is simply a masterpiece.  Modern materials have been employed almost exclusively; that is….. PLASTIC!  Just a few  old-fashioned, organic touches with feathers and dried leaves. So symmetrical, I think that is the  decorator’s greatest triumph.


Satin Bowerbird's bower in Memorial Park


Of course you can always improve on perfection.  There is constant re-arranging and enhancing by Mr. B.


Satin Bowerbirds

I’ll just move this leaf and bottle top. What a mouthful.

Will it be good enough to woo a lady or two?  Perhaps a  few more pale  accent pieces will make all the difference.


Male satin bowerbird

A bit more off-white to contrast with all the blue.

And maybe another stick for the bower itself.


Bowerbird with new stick for the bower.

Just one more stick.

Ah yes, that’s the spot.


Bowebird at work

Yes, that’s better I think.

Only one trouble, the ladies have not shown any interest whatsoever. For heaven’s sake! What more can a fellow do?


Satin bowerbird

Might have to try Tinder!


Oh well, just have to keep trying. Let’s hope blue hasn’t gone out of fashion. Or, even worse; that non-biodegradable plastic is being rejected by enlightened female bowerbirds.


Satin bowerbird

Sitting (very) pretty.

Satin bowerbird


Hang on….is that a prospective bride I see lurking?

Female satin bowerbird





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