Antenna Satinbirds or Crested Cnemophilus

Antenna Satinbird or Crested Cnemophilus (Cnemophilus macgregorii)

The Antenna Satinbird or Crested Cnemophilus (Cnemophilus macgregorii) was formerly known as the (Sickle) Crested Bird-of-paradise.

Distribution / Range

This species is found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea, where it inhabits subtropical or tropical moist montanes.

There are two subspecies:

  • Cnemophilus macgregorii macgregorii - nominate race
    • Range: southeast Papua New Guinea northwestward to at least the Ekuti Divide, east of the Watut/Tauri Gap

  • Cnemophilus macgregorii sanguineus
    • Range: central and eastern Highlands in Papua New Guinea.

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