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Courtship of the Vogelkop Superb Bird-of-Paradise confirms new species status

Researchers studied the courtship rituals of the Superb Bird-of-Paradise to confirm that there is a ditstinct new species (Lophorina niedda).

Animal Behavior Taxonomy Zoology
Edwin Scholes, Timothy G. Laman

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