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12-Wired Bird of Paradise - female

12-Wired Bird of Paradise - female

Scientific name: Seleucidis melanoleucus
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Paradisaeidae

The Twelve-wired Bird of Paradise is a bird of lowland forests, Widely distributed throughout New Guinea and Salawati Island of Irian Jaya. The male displays on an exposed vertical perch with its breast-shield flared. Its diet consists mainly of fruits and arthropods. It has only been successfully bred in Singapore's Jurong Bird Park.

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Canon EOS-1D Mark III ,Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS USM
1/50s f/6.3 at 420mm (EF 300mm + EF 1.4x TC) ISO 1600 full exif

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