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Trumpet Manucode (Manucodia keraudrenii)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Infraorder: Corvida
Superfamily: Corvoidea
Family: Paradisaeidae
Subfamily: Phonygamminae
Genus: Manucodia
Boddaert, 1783

Manucodes (Manucodia) are a genus of five medium-sized birds-of-paradise with black-glossed purple and green plumages.

Distributed in the lowland forests of northeastern Australia, New Guinea and nearby islands, members of this genus are monogamous and sexually monomorphic.[1]

The the name Manucodia is from Javanese "manuk dewata"; "manuk" means bird and "dewata" means gods. Manucodia is a genus in the family Paradisaeidae.


The Trumpet Manucode is in the genus Phonygammus:


  1. ^ Firth, Clifford B.; Firth, Dawn W. (2009), "Family Paradisaeidae (Birds-of-paradise)", in del Hoyo, Josep; Elliott, Andrew; Christie, David, Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 14, Bush-shrikes to Old World Sparrows, Barcelona: Lynx Edicions, pp. 404–459, ISBN 978-84-96553-50-7 

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