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25-JUL-2004 Copyright 2005 Robert

12-Wired Bird of Paradise

Jurong Birdpark, Singapore

Scientific name: Seleucidis melanoleuca (Daudin, 1800). Bird pictured here is a female.

Distribution: The 12-wired bird of paradise inhabits the lowland alluvial rainforest of mainland New Guinea and adjacent Salawati Island.

An article describing the 12-Wired Bird of Paradise breeding program at Jurong Bird Park can be found in International Zoo News here.

Canon EOS 10D ,Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
1/60s f/5.6 at 200.0mm iso200 with flash
full exif

other sizes: small medium original auto
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