One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A bird of paradise, the male of which has mainly velvety-black plumage and a display call that sounds like a whistling bullet.
Genus "Ptiloris", family "Paradisaeidae": three species
- ‘The rifle bird was once very common but the clearing of rainforest has destroyed much of its habitat and so it is scarce in many areas.’
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