French: Jardinier à front d’or German: Gelbscheitel-Laubenvogel Spanish: Pergolero frentigualdo
Other common names: Yellow-fronted Bowerbird
“Dutch New Guinea“= western New Guinea.
Foja Mts, in N New Guinea.
24 cm. Male has forecrown and conspicuously extensive broad erectile and laterally spreadable crest from beak to mantle brilliant glossy deep yellow, a few top feathers with... read more
Male at bower gives loud advertisement vocalizations, including short high nasal screeches, rasps,... read more
Montane moss forest dominated by Araucaria, southern beech (Nothofagus), ... read more
Food and feeding
Fruits recorded as eaten. Frequents middle storey and lower canopy at 6–20 m, also forest floor.
Little known. Presumed polygynous. Non-territorial except for defence of bower sites. Male builds simple maypole bower, tower to c. 1 m... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted range species: present in North Papuan Mountains EBA. Has very small global range, within which total population estimated at a few... read more
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