French: Paradisier grand-émeraude German: Großparadiesvogel Spanish: Ave del paraíso esmeralda grande
India; error = Aru Islands, New Guinea
Aru Is, and mainland S New Guinea from Timika E to Fly–Strickland watershed.
Male 43 cm (excluding central tail wires); female 35 cm, 170–173 g. Male nominate race has lores, forehead, ear-coverts, malar area, chin and throat iridescent... read more
Most common lek advertisement call by male a deep "wauk" or "wonk", delivered... read more
Lowland forest and hill forest, to at least 950 m.
Food and feeding
Few observations. Fruits and arthropods. Individuals in female-type plumage frequently in small groups, including with Manucodia ater... read more
Breeding at least Mar, May and Aug–Dec; display at least Oct at Kiunga (in E of range). Polygynous, lekking promiscuous males on... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted range species: present in South Papuan Lowlands EBA. CITES II. Common and fairly widespread; probably commonest in lower foothills. In E... read more
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