Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Birds-of-paradise :: Black Sicklebill

Black Sicklebill Epimachus fastuosus

Described by: Hermann (1783)
Alternate common name(s): Greater Sicklebill, Sickle-billed Bird-of-Paradise
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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W. and c. New Guinea;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Nw. New Guinea (Vogelkop in the Tamrau Mountains and Arfak Mountains).
(2) Wc. New Guinea (mountains on the Wandammen Peninsula (Weyland Mountains) to Kratka Mountains).
(3) Coastal n. Papua New Guinea (n. coastal ranges, Mt. Menawa and Mt. Somoro).
(4) Ec. New Guinea (Sepik, Hagan Mountains, Bismarck Mountains, and Hindenburg Mountains).


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


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