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Parotia, Western
 
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Scientific Name:
Parotia sefilata
Location(s):
Asia, Global, Indonesia, Melanesia Read more
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IUCN
The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be common (Frith and Beehler 1998). ...
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Wikipedia
Like other birds of paradise, the Western Parotia is sexually dimorphic. The male has black plumage with an iridescent golden-green breast shield and triangular silver feathers on its crown. It is adorned with an elongated black plumes at the sides of the breast and three erectile spatulate head wires behind each eye. As with most member in the family, the female is unadorned and has brown plumage.[ 2] The species is similar to Lawes's Parotia (Parotia lawesii). ...
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