Magnificent riflebird

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The magnificent riflebird (Ptiloris magnificus) is a species of passerine bird of the Paradisaeidae family.

The magnificent riflebird is widely distributed throughout lowland rainforests of New Guinea and far Northeastern Australia. The diet consists mainly of fruits and arthropods.

A widespread and relatively common species throughout its range, the magnificent riflebird is evaluated as a species of Least Concern on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. It is listed on Appendix II of CITES.

This species used to be placed in its own genus, Craspedophora Gray, 1840, which is now a subgenus of Ptiloris. source

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