French: Jardinier à poitrine fauve German: Braunbauch-Laubenvogel Spanish: Pergolero pechipardo
Cape York, north Queensland, Australia
NW & E New Guinea (Ransiki and Kebar Valleys, in E Vogelkop; and coasts from Jayapura in N and, in S, from Merauke E, including isolates in Jimi Valley and Aiyura Valley, to SE mountains); and N Queensland (from N tip of Cape York Peninsula S in E coastal zone to Massy Creek area, E of Coen), in extreme NE Australia.
29 cm; male 145–182 g, female 117–170 g. Plumage is brownish-olive above, slightly paler and greyer on crown, with pale dirty off-white to buff shaft streaks and... read more
Bower-advertisement song and other calls of male varied harsh churring, sputtering and rattling... read more
In New Guinea found in lowland to hill forest patches and in eucalypt-paperbark (Eucalyptus... read more
Food and feeding
Little known. Diet fruits and insects. Nestlings fed with fruits and insects, including caterpillars and beetles (Coleoptera). Forages... read more
Breeds in all months in New Guinea, peak months varying regionally, and in Sept–Dec, laying mostly Nov, in Australia; display season... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Patchily common; otherwise scarce to absent. Some upland New Guinea localities possibly colonized following habitat modification brought about by... read more
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