Empress of Germany's bird of paradise

Empress of Germany's bird of paradise

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Paradisaea raggiana augustavictoriae

The Empress of Germany's bird of paradise, Paradisaea raggiana augustavictoriae, is a large, up to 34 cm long, maroon brown bird in the family Paradisaeidae, one of three families of birds known as birds of paradise. The male has a dark emerald green throat, yellow crown, pale brown below and narrow yellow throat collar. It closely resembles the crimson-plumed Raggiana bird-of-paradise, but has apricot orange rather than crimson flank plumes. The female is an overall brown bird with yellow head and dark brown face.

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References

1. Empress of Germany's bird of paradise Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empress_of_Germany's_bird_of_paradise

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