French: Jardinier du Prince d’Orange German: Goldlaubenvogel Spanish: Pergolero áureo
NW & N New Guinea, from mountains of Vogelkop, Wandammen Mts, Weyland Mts, Oranje Mts, and C ranges and North Coastal Range (Torricelli Mts, Prince Alexander Mts) E to near Sepik R.
24·5 cm; male 175–180 g, female 165–175 g. Male has head, nape, mantle and side of neck highly glossy brilliant deep orange with pure white highlights,... read more
Few records; occasional faint "ksh" notes, harshly rasped note, and odd buzzing during... read more
Hill and middle montane forests at 850–1400 m, occasionally down to 500 m; a few bowers... read more
Food and feeding
Diet little known; fruits, including figs (Ficus), also insects. Forages from 12 m above ground to treetops. Forages alone or in... read more
Bowers in Vogelkop (Tamrau Mts and Arfak Mts) active Aug–Nov. Polygynous, promiscuous male seasonally building and decorating... read more
Status and conservation
Not assessed. Usually treated as conspecific with A. ardens. Probably not globally threatened. Little-known species. In W of range, not uncommon in forests of... read more
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