Calls every 30 sec or so, amazingly powerful and far-carrying

Calls every 30 sec or so, amazingly powerful and far-carrying
Species: Black Sicklebill   Epimachus fastosus
Subspecies: fastosus
Author: Phil Gregory
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Added to IBC: 13 Jul 2015 - 01:10
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Altitude (m): 
1082 meters


Very different to the calls of the Tari valley birds, race atratus

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Birds of New Guinea
Including Bismarck Archipelago and Bougainville
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.


Phil Gregory, IBC1136656. Accessible at

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Phil Gregory, IBC1136656. Sound recording of Black Sicklebill Epimachus fastosus at Arfak Mountains, New Guinea. Accessible at

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