Birds-of-paradise (Paradisaeidae)

Victoria's Riflebird (Ptiloris victoriae) - HBW 14, p. 476

French: Paradisier de Victoria German: Victoriaparadiesvogel Spanish: Ave-del-paraíso de Victoria
Other common names: Queen Victoria('s) Riflebird, Victorian/Lesser Riflebird

Taxonomy: Ptiloris Victoriae Gould, 1850, Barnard Island, north Queensland, Australia.
Sometimes thought to form a superspecies with P. magnificus, and has been considered conspecific. Monotypic.

Distribution: Atherton Region of NE Queensland (from Big Tableland, S of Cooktown, S to Mt Elliot, and some offshore islands), in NE Australia.