This issue of A cartoon guide to Australian Ecology explores the life of the Satin Bowerbird in a series of cartoons.

The Satin Bowerbird has many Australian Aboriginal names, but I’ve used the Yugambeh name ‘Dooloom’ here, only because I live on the Country of the Yugambeh language people.

I’ll be returning to the theme of ‘Australian forests and where to find them‘ (Part one was released back in April 2023) in a future issue.


I hope you’ve enjoyed my cartoon guide to the Satin Bowerbird.

Further reading: Higgins et al. (eds) 2006. Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds.
Vol 7: Boatbill to Starlings. Oxford University Press, Melbourne

This cartoon guide is available as a poster or art print from my Redbubble store  see below:

I’ve also created a simpler design ‘Advice from a Satin Bowerbird’ that’s available on tshirts and other clothing, and posters, prints, etc, from my Redbubble store, see below:

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