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Crinkle-collared manucode
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Paradisaeidae
Genus: Manucodia
Binomial name
Manucodia chalybatus

The crinkle-collared manucode (Manucodia chalybatus) is a medium-sized bird of paradise, that grows up to 36cm long. It looks glossy greenish blue, black and purple with long tail, red iris and iridescent green breast feathers.

This species looks a little like the Jobi manucode in appearance. It is found in lowlands and hill forests in mainland New Guinea and Misool Island of West Papua. They eat mainly of fruits and figs.

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