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Magnificent Riflebird Ptiloris magnificus

Described by: Vieillot (1819)
Alternate common name(s): Prnce Albert Riflebird, Eastern Riflebird, Growling Riflebird
Old scientific name(s): Ptiloris magnifica, Craspodophora magnifica


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(1) W. and c. New Guinea e. to Sepik River and Kratke Mountains.
(2) E. New Guinea w. to Astrolabe Bay and Hall Sound.
(3) Ex. ne. Australia (n. Queensland on the tip of the Cape York Peninsula s. to Albatross Bay, Chester River and Iron Range National Park).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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