Trumpet manucode

species of bird

The trumpet manucode (Manucodia keraudrenii) is a medium-sized bird of paradise about 31cm long with an long horn-like head tufts and loose neck feathers. It looks blackish glossed blue, green and purple. It has a red iris, long coiled trachea, and blackish bill, mouth and legs.

Trumpet manucode
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Manucodia keraudrenii
(Lesson & Garnot, 1826)

They live in lowland rain forests of northeast Australia, New Guinea and nearby islands. They eat fruits and arthropods.

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