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western parotia, Arfak parotia (Parotia sefilata)
Subject: western parotia, Arfak parotia (Parotia sefilata)
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western parotia, Arfak parotia (Parotia sefilata)

The Six-shafted Bird of Paradise Parotia sefilata (from Mr. A. Wallace's "Malay Archipelago")

Illustration from "On The Genesis of Species" by St. George Mivart, F.R.S. (1827-1900.) London: Macmillan and Co. 1871.


The western or Arfak parotia (Parotia sefilata), is a medium-sized, approximately 33 cm long, bird-of-paradise with a medium-length tail. Endemic to Indonesia, the western parotia is found only in the mountain forests of Vogelkop and the Wandammen Peninsula of Western New Guinea.

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