Emperor Bird-of-Paradise Paradisaea guilielmi

Sign in to see your badges

Identification

POWERED BY MERLIN

A large bird of mid-mountain forests on the Huon peninsular. Male has 2 long black tail streamers, chestnut wings and white plumes which he spreads in his elaborate display, hanging upside down and swaying from side to side. Female has a black face and chest. Overlaps with Raggiana and Lesser Bird-of-Paradise, but usually found at higher elevations, has a dark reddish eye, male has a bottle green chest and female more yellow on the back of the neck. Voice, a nasal “caw!” or excited whooping.

POWERED BY MERLIN

Statistics

Sign in to see your stats

Weekly Bar Chart

Choose a region to view Weekly Bar Chart

Range Map

Large map

Media

Top video

View all