The typical retching display call, very different to Australian birds

The typical retching display call, very different to Australian birds
Species: Trumpet Manucode   Phonygammus keraudrenii
Subspecies: jamesii
Author: Phil Gregory
Saturday, June 28, 2014
Added to IBC: 16 Jul 2014 - 04:51
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Altitude (m): 
23 meters


Bird displaying from perch, head wires erect and wings drooped as it calls; no doubt several species are involved as there are major vocal differences and some live at altitude, whilst some like this race are from the lowlands

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Phil Gregory, IBC1134246. Accessible at

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Phil Gregory, IBC1134246. Sound recording of Trumpet Manucode Phonygammus keraudrenii at Kwatu Lodge, New Guinea. Accessible at

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