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superb bird-of-paradise (Lophorina superba)
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superb bird-of-paradise (Lophorina superba)

Description Lophorina superba
Author Richard Bowdler Sharpe

The superb bird-of-paradise (Lophorina superba), is a species of the Paradisaeidae (bird-of-paradise) family. It is the only member in the genus Lophorina. Lophorina superba is a small, approximately 26 cm long, (passerine) bird. The male is black with an iridescent green crown, blue-green breast cover and a long velvety black erectile cape covering his back. The female is a reddish-brown bird with brownish barred buff below. The young is similar to the female. The superb bird-of-paradise is distributed throughout rainforests of New Guinea. Order: Passeriformes, Family: Paradisaeidae, Genus: Lophorina, Species: Lophorina superba (Forster, 1781).

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