Wahnes's parotia

Wahnes's parotia

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Parotia wahnesi

Wahnes's parotia is a medium-sized passerine of the bird-of-paradise family . This species is distributed and endemic to the mountain forests of Huon Peninsula and Adelbert Mountains, northeast Papua New Guinea. The diet consists mainly of fruits and arthropods. The name honors the German naturalist Carl Wahnes, who collected in New Guinea. Wahnes's parotia is evaluated as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. It is listed on Appendix II of CITES; its threat classification is C2a. This indicates that less than 10,000 adult birds exist, fragmented into subpopulations of less than 1000, and that they are probably declining.

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References

1. Wahnes's parotia Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wahnes's_parotia
2. Wahnes's parotia on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22706183/94054836
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/384381

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