A male calling while dancing in a lek, while other males are calling nearby.

A male calling while dancing in a lek, while other males are calling nearby.
Species: Standardwing Bird-of-paradise   Semioptera wallacii
Subspecies: halmaherae
Author: Pieter de Groot Boersma
Saturday, August 15, 2009
Added to IBC: 8 Jan 2013 - 11:33
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Altitude (m): 
36 meters


About an hour's walk from a small fishing village. 11 displaying males.

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Pieter de Groot Boersma, IBC1130386. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1130386.

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Pieter de Groot Boersma, IBC1130386. Sound recording of Standardwing Bird-of-paradise Semioptera wallacii at Foli, Indonesia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1130386.

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