French: Paradisier à rubans German: Schmalschwanz-Paradieselster Spanish: Ave del paraíso cuelgacintas
Mount Hagen, New Guinea
From Doma Peaks, upper Strickland R, Müller Range and Karius Range E to Porgera/Mt Liwaro Highlands, Mt Hagen and Mt Giluwe.
Male 32 cm (125 cm with central rectrices), 134–164 g; female 35 cm (53 cm including central rectrices), 102–157 g. Medium-sized astrapia with short, narrow and... read more
A common call a loud clear "waugh", or "wock, whit-whit" in which first note... read more
Upper montane and subalpine moss forests, forest edge, isolated forest patches, and selectively... read more
Food and feeding
Mostly fruits, especially of Schefflera, also arthropods, spiders (Araneae), frogs (Anura). Forages mostly in upper third of... read more
Breeding recorded in all months except Apr; egg-laying May, Jun and Sept–Feb; displays noted Jun, Aug and Dec. Polygynous, with... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Restricted range species: present in Central Papuan Mountains EBA. CITES II. Fairly common to locally abundant... read more
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