The pale-billed sicklebill (Drepanornis bruijnii) is a species of bird-of-paradise.
The name commemorates the Dutch plume merchant Antonie Augustus Bruijn.
Due to deforestation and habitat lost on this limited range species, the pale-billed sicklebill is evaluated as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. It is listed on Appendix II of CITES.
The pale-billed sicklebiill is medium-sized, about 35 cm long, olive brown. The male has a bare purple grey skin around its eye, brown iris, pale sickle-like bill, an iridescent red and purple-tipped upper breast plumes, blue and green-tipped ornamental lower breast feathers and purple small horn-like brow feathers. The unadorned female is smaller and paler than the male.
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