Magnificent Bird-of-paradise

Diphyllodes magnificus - Paradisier magnifique

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Paradisaéidés

  • Genus
    :

    Diphyllodes

  • Species
    :

    magnificus

Descriptor

Pennant, 1781

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 19 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 75 à 119 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Paradisier magnifique
♂ adult
Paradisier magnifique
♀ adult

Magnificent Bird-of-paradise (Diphyllodes magnificus) is a species of bird in the Paradisaeidae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Diphyllodes magnificus magnificus (nw New Guinea and Salawati I.)
  • Diphyllodes magnificus chrysopterus (w and c New Guinea, Yapen I.. off nw New Guinea.)
  • Diphyllodes magnificus hunsteini (e New Guinea)

Foreign names

  • Paradisier magnifique,
  • Ave del paraíso magnífica,
  • Sichelschwanz-Paradiesvogel,
  • galléros paradicsombanka,
  • Geelkraagparadijsvogel,
  • Uccello del paradiso magnifico,
  • praktparadisfågel,
  • Praktparadisfugl,
  • rajka pestrá,
  • rajka spiráloocasá,
  • Pragt-paradisfugl,
  • kultajousipyrstö,
  • ocell del paradís magnífic,
  • latawiec złotogrzbiety,
  • Великолепная райская птица,
  • Cendrawasih belah-rotan,
  • キンミノフウチョウ,
  • 丽色极乐鸟,
  • 麗色天堂鳥,

Voice song and cries

Paradisier magnifique
♂ adult

Habitat

Paradisier magnifique
♂ adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane

Geographic range

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published: - Updated: 14-04-2006
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