Taxidermy Superb bird-of-Paradise, c. late 19th Century.
 

Taxidermy Superb bird-of-Paradise, c. late 19th Century.

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Log #7965

Latin: Lophorina superba

Size: approx. 41cm x 39cm x 21cm

Description: Although they do not look like the more familiar birds of paradise this species, known as Superb Birds on account of the immaculate plumage of the male, is an important member of the bird of paradise family. This male specimen is shown in one of its display attitudes.