Victoria’s Riflebird (Ptiloris victoriae)
… also known as Duwuduwu to the local Aboriginal people, is a bird of paradise endemic to the Atherton Tableland region of northeastern Queensland, Australia where it resides year-round. The smallest riflebird, it measures between 23–25 cm. The call is a loud “yaars”. As well as insects, they eat fruits, some which they peel by holding the fruit with one foot and removing the skin with their bill…
(read more: Wikipedia)               (photo: male, by Caters News Agency)

Victoria’s Riflebird (Ptiloris victoriae)

… also known as Duwuduwu to the local Aboriginal people, is a bird of paradise endemic to the Atherton Tableland region of northeastern Queensland, Australia where it resides year-round. The smallest riflebird, it measures between 23–25 cm. The call is a loud “yaars”. As well as insects, they eat fruits, some which they peel by holding the fruit with one foot and removing the skin with their bill…

(read more: Wikipedia)               (photo: male, by Caters News Agency)

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    Cape-like wings
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