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Parotia, Eastern
 
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Scientific Name:
Parotia helenae
Location(s):
Asia, Global, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea Read more
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IUCN
The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as fairly common to common within its preferred altitudinal range (Coates 1990). ...
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Wikipedia
Its appearance resembles Lawes's Parotia, of which it is sometimes considered a subspecies. It differs in the male frontal crest's and the female's dorsal plumages colors. The male has an iridescent golden green breast shield, elongated black plumes, three erectile spatule head wires behind each blue iris eye and golden brown nasal tuft feathers. The female is smaller than the male, with brown plumage and black barred below. ...
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