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Huon Astrapia -- Astrapia rothschildi More
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Behavior
Note

1 Immature Male
1 Adult Female
1 Adult Male  

mate

arrive

depart

fly

preen

perform courtship display 1:00 - 1:58 Male displays to the female, mates with her, then they fall off the perch together.

 

The other female plumaged individual nearby during the mating sequence is almost certainly a subadult male. This is likely the same female plumaged individual that the male "ignores" on the display perch prior to the arrival of the female (ES).  

Edwin Scholes
11 Oct 2001

    Geography
  • Papua New Guinea
    Morobe
    Locality
  • Dendawang Camp, Finisterre Mountains.
    Latitude/Longitude
  • -6.08165   146.57225
    Elevation
  • 2400 meters
    Channels
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • Sony DCR-VX2000
    Microphones
  • Onboard Camera Mic
    Accessories
    Equipment Note
  • Sony DCR-VX2000 with onboard mic.

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