Princess Stephanie's Astrapia

Princess Stephanie's Astrapia was discovered by Carl Hunstein in 1884. It is endemic to the mountain forests in central and eastern Papua New Guinea.

The Princess Stephanie's Astrapia is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Princess Stephanie's Astrapia was discovered by Carl Hunstein in 1884. It is endemic to the mountain forests in central and eastern Papua New Guinea. It was named in honor of Princess St├ęphanie of Belgium, the wife of Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria, who was commemorated by the Blue Bird of Paradise. A common species throughout its range, Princess Stephanie's Astrapia is listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. More

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Paradisaeidae
Genus : Astrapia
Species : stephaniae
Authority : (Finsch, 1885)