Western Bowerbird (Ptilonorhynchus guttatus) Alice Springs NT
Canon EOS 40D Lens 100-400mm L IS USM at 235mm ISO 640 F63 1/400   28 September 2009

At the Olive Pink Botanical Gardens , Alice Springs NT, another image of this species from a series taken over a few days.
For further information on this particular Bowerbird species see Birds in Backyards site at :
http://www.birdsinbackyards.net/bird/390
Taken to show the dappled lighting so often encountered when photographing bowerbirds in general.

Olive Pink Botanical Gardens , Alice Springs NT is well worth a visit not only for the resident Western Bowerbirds but you have a pleasant restaurant for refreshments as a spell during your rambles.