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Based on the circumstances and description of the birds in Antonio Pigafetta 's account of the voyage, they were likely standardwings. An alternate account by Maximilianus Transylvanus introduced the term Manucodiata a corruption of the Malay manute-dewata ; "bird of the gods" , used for birds-of-paradise up to the 19th century.

Following its original discovery in , the standardwing wasn't seen again for nearly 60 years, and then only a handful of times until No further sightings were reported until the British ornithologist David Bishop rediscovered the species in and began making the first detailed observations of its behaviour. The standardwing was filmed for the first time in for the BBC nature documentary Birds for all Seasons , when a cameraman stationed in the canopy captured footage of a male bird displaying.

Edit Read in another language Standardwing. Semioptera wallacii halmaherae Salvadori, Semioptera wallacii wallacii Gray, [2]. Downloaded on 01 January Birds for all Seasons.

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