Jobi manucode

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Jobi manucode
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Paradisaeidae
Genus: Manucodia
M. jobiensis
Binomial name
Manucodia jobiensis
Salvadori, 1876

The Jobi manucode (Manucodia jobiensis) is a medium-sized bird of paradise, that grows up to 34cm long. It looks greenish blue, black and purple glossed crow-like with red iris, lightly crinkled bluish short upper breast and neck feathers. They eat fruits and arthropods.

They can be found in lowland forests of Jobi Island and northern New Guinea and is the most common bird of paradise.

References[change | change source]

  1. BirdLife International (2012). "Manucodia jobiensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.