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  • 2003. Bowerbirds (Ptilonorhynchidae). Pp. 477-481 in M Hutchins, J Jackson, W Bock, D Olendorf, eds. Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, Vol. 11: Birds IV, 2nd Edition. Farmington Hills, MI: The Gale Group Inc..
  • 2011. Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2010.11.13
  • 2011. IOC World Bird List, Master List v2.9
  • Australian Museum. 2006. "Birds in Backyards" (On-line). Regent Bowerbird (Sericulus chrysocephalus). Accessed December 20, 2008 at
  • Beadell, J., E. Gering, J. Austin, J. Dumbacher, M. Peirce, T. Pratt, C. Atkinson, R. Fleischer. 2004. Prevalence and differential host-specificity of two avian blood parasite genera in the Australo-Papuan region. Molecular Ecology, 13: 3829-3844.
  • BirdLife International 2012. Sericulus chrysocephalus
  • BirdLife International, 2008. "2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species" (On-line). Sericulus chrysocephalus. Accessed December 20, 2008 at
  • Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9. Downloaded from
  • Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright. 2006. Birds of the World: Recommended English Names
  • Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright. 2006. Birds of the World: Recommended English Names. ix + 259
  • Lenz, N. 1994. Mating Behavior and Sexual Competition in the Regent Bowerbird Sericulus chrysocephalus . EMU, 94: 263-272.
  • Madden, J., K. Tanner. 2003. Preferences for coloured bower decorations can be explained in a nonsexual context. Animal Behavior, 65: 1077-1083.
  • Morrell, L., H. Kokko. 2004. Can too strong female choice deteriorate male ornamentation?. Proc. R. Soc. Lond., 271: 1597-1604.
  • Orrell T. (custodian) (2015). ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System (version Mar 2015). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 26th August 2015 (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Kunze T., Flann C., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.
  • Zwiers, P., G. Borgia, R. Fleischer. 2008. Plumage based classification of the bowerbird genus Sericulus evaluated using a multi-gene, multi-genome analysis. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 46: 923-931.


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