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The Curl-crested Manucode (Manucodia comrii) is common in its home range in Papua New Guinea, where it is found on the Trobriand Islands and islands of the D’Entrecasteaux Archipelago.
The Curl-crested Manocode was named for its curled head feathering.
It measures approximately 43cm in length.
This bird of paradise has a glossy purple, black and green plumage, red eyes and crinkled yellowish-green upper breast and neck feathers.It has twisted central tail feathers.
Males and females are very similar with a slightly smaller female.
Diet / Feeding
Its diet consists mainly of fruits.
Species Research by Sibylle Johnson
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