Barnes's Long-tailed Astrapia, the hybrid between Ribbontail and Princess Stephanie's

Barnes's Long-tailed Astrapia, the hybrid between Ribbontail and Princess Stephanie's
Species: Ribbon-tailed Astrapia   Astrapia mayeri
Author: Phil Gregory
Date: 
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Added to IBC: 26 Apr 2014 - 09:41
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2077 meters
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Taken below the Bailey Bridge in the area where the Princess Stephanie's used to display before the logging devastated the habitat; Adult males like this are very rarely seen

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All of the 943 species known to occur are covered, including the extraordinarily high total of 456 endemics, as well as 5 introduced species, 2 species yet to be formally described and a separate appendix with 75 vagrants. Subspecies are listed also to give a comprehensive overview of the remarkable regional avifauna.

Citation

Phil Gregory, IBC1055112. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1055112.

Extended version
Phil Gregory, IBC1055112. Photo of Ribbon-tailed Astrapia Astrapia mayeri at Ambua Lodge, New Guinea. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1055112.

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