French: Jardinier de Lauterbach German: Dreigang-Laubenvogel Spanish: Pergolero de Lauterbach
Other common names:
Chlamydodera [sic] lauterbachi
Jagei River, upper Ramu, eastern New Guinea
Subspecies and Distribution
C. l. uniformis
Rothschild, 1931 – C New Guinea from Siriwo R (E of Geelvink Bay) E to upper Ramu R and to Okapa–Aiyura area of Eastern Highlands.
C. l. lauterbachi
Reichenow, 1897 – Aiome area of upper Ramu R, possibly also near Bogadjim (in Finisterre Mts), in NE New Guinea.
27 cm; male 128–135 g, female 112–120 g. Male nominate race has yellowish olive-green head, obvious silky-rose crown with coppery sheen; feathering of face side... read more
Bower-advertisement song and calls of adult male sharp "chilp chilp chilp" and rasping,... read more
Lowland and middle montane secondary growth, remnant forest patches and forest edges, overgrown... read more
Food and feeding
Little known. Fruits and insects, including caterpillars and beetles (Coleoptera); one young was fed with insects. Typically occurs singly... read more
Breeds in all months except May, eggs in Apr and Jun–Jan; display season Apr–Jan. Polygynous, promiscuous male building and... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Can be locally fairly common and conspicuous, yet scarce elsewhere. Common to abundant in mid-mountain valleys of Wahgi R and Baiyer R, but uncommon... read more
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