French: Paradisier du Prince Albert German: Wimpelträger-Paradiesvogel Spanish: Ave del paraíso de Alberto
A. B. Meyer
mountains on Ambernoh River [Mamberamo River] = apparently Weyland Mountains, New Guinea
C Cordillera of New Guinea from Weyland Mts E (including Snow Mts, Star Mts, Victor Emanuel Range, Mt Bosavi, Mt Hagen, Mt Giluwe, Ambua Range, Kubor Range, Schrader Mts and Bismarck Range) to Kratke Range.
Male 22 cm, 80–95 g; female 20 cm, 68–88 g. Male has head, mantle and back velvety black with iridescent sheen of bronzed green, notably on elongated "cape... read more
Adult male gives unique advertisement song, a dry rattling jumble of insect-like notes poured out... read more
Middle to upper montane forest and forest edge, also lightly disturbed areas of forest around... read more
Food and feeding
Mostly fruits (drupes, notably those of Timonius belensis); also insects and spiders (Araneae). Forages mostly alone, at all... read more
Breeding possible in all months, peak about Jul–Feb; one nest found, constructed in Dec, egg-laying early Jan (Tari Gap, in EC New... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted range species: present in Central Papuan Mountains EBA. CITES II. Widespread, and often common. Common at 2745 m and moderately common at... read more
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