superb paradise bird

variants: or superb bird of paradise

Definition of superb paradise bird

: a bird of paradise (Lophorina superba) having in the male a large erectile fan-shaped tuft on each shoulder, a gorget of metallic green feathers on the breast, and a deep violet or nearly black color with green reflections

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“Superb paradise bird.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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