Behaviour. Habitat. It is also found in nearby open areas. During winter, flocks frequent open habitats such as parks, gardens and orchards. All bowerbirds are frugivores, living mainly on the fruits of trees and bushes; occasionally, they eat insects, spiders, and seeds. A female satin bowerbird holds a tasty grub in her beak. HABITAT: The Satin Bowerbird frequents humid forests and woodlands and their edges. Feeding. The bower sites are usually dispersed through suitable rainforest and woodlands. Satin Bowerbirds feed mostly on fruits throughout the year. Habitat Satin Bowerbirds prefer the wetter forests and woodlands, and nearby open areas, although those around the Atherton Tableland are largely rainforest inhabitants. HABITAT AND DIET. The Satin Bowerbird, Ptilonorhynchus violaceus, is a small Australian bird known for its ability to build a special area for attracting females.This bower is filled with blue objects to help attract a female. Satin Bowerbirds prefer the wetter forests and woodlands, and nearby open areas, although those around the Atherton Tableland are largely rainforest inhabitants. Seasonal movements The mature male Satin Bowerbirds are mostly solitary, but the 'green' birds … There are six bird species in the bowerbird genus, of which five build a some kind of courting area.The Golden Bowerbird sits on a bridge he has made between sticks decorated like maypoles.