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Trumpet manucode
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Paradisaeidae
Genus: Manucodia
Binomial name
Manucodia keraudrenii
(Lesson & Garnot, 1826)

The trumpet manucode (Manucodia keraudrenii) is a medium-sized bird of paradise about 31cm long with an long horn-like head tufts and loose neck feathers. It looks blackish glossed blue, green and purple. It has a red iris, long coiled trachea, and blackish bill, mouth and legs.

They are found in lowland rain forests of northeastern Australia, New Guinea and nearby islands. They diet eat fruits and arthropods.

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