French: Paradisier d’Entrecasteaux German: Kräuselparadieskrähe Spanish: Ave del paraíso de Comrie
P. L. Sclater
Huon Gulf; error = Fergusson Island, D’Entrecasteaux Archipelago, New Guinea
Trobriand Group (Kiriwina and Kaileuna) and D’Entrecasteaux Archipelago (Goodenough, Wagifa, Fergusson, Dobu and Normanby), off SE New Guinea.
43 cm; one male 448 g and one female 418 g (nominate). Large paradisaeid with crown feathering distinctively curled and that of neck crinkled; tail fairly long and... read more
Range of calls, usually a mournful, low-pitched, rolling "woodloodloodloodloodll",... read more
All wooded habitats, from lowland to upper montane forests, also forest edges, woodland, savanna,... read more
Food and feeding
Little known. Only fruits recorded, but presumably invertebrates also taken. Forages alone, in pairs, and in small groups; also with ... read more
Season at least Jun–Nov and Mar; nest-building recorded mid-Nov and egg-laying Mar and Jun–Oct; fledglings in Oct in D'... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted range species: present in D'Entrecasteaux and Trobriand Islands EBA. CITES II. Fairly common to abundant overall. In D'Entrecasteaux... read more
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