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30-OCT-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 20D ,Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS USM
1/100s f/5.0 at 300.0mm iso400 with flash
full exif

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