IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Flame Bowerbird


Other common names: Black-faced (Golden) Bowerbird, New Guinea Golden Bowerbird, Northern Flame Bowerbird, Golden Regentbird



Taxonomy: Coracias aurea Linnaeus, 1758, ""Asia""; error = Vogelkop, north-west New Guinea. May form a superspecies with S. ardens, S. bakeri and S. chrysocephalus; often treated as conspecific with first of those, with which it hybridizes in area of marginal range overlap on Wataikwa R (SW New Guinea). Monotypic.


There are two distinct subspecies of Flame Bowerbird, Sericulus aureus ardens from southwestern New Guinea with orange face male and the nominated form of northwestern New Guinea, Sericulus aureus aureus with black face and black throat male.

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