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Splendid Astrapia

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Revision as of 17:33, 11 June 2008 by Kits (Talk | contribs)
Astrapia splendidissima
Photo by mehdhalaouate  Photo taken: Baliem Valley
Photo by mehdhalaouate
Photo taken: Baliem Valley

Contents

Identification

39cm. Black, iridescent yellow-green mantle, blue-green throat, dark green below and short, broad and black-tipped white tail feathers. The female has a brown plumage and dark head.

Distribution

New Guinea.

Taxonomy

Habitat

Mountain forests.

Behaviour

The diet includes fruit, insects, lizards and frogs.

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