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Paradisaeidae

Crested bird-of-paradise

Cnemophilus macgregorii (Photo from Astronomy to Zoology) Common name:crested bird-of-paradise (en); ave-do-paraíso-de-poupa (pt); cnémophile huppé (fr); ave-del-paraíso crestada (es); furchenparadiesvogel (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily ParadisaeidaeRange:This species is endemic to the mountain of New Guinea, being found from the easternmost mountains of Indonesia to the mountains east of Port Moresby in south-eastern Papua-New Guinea.Size:These birds are 24 cm […]

King of Saxony bird-of-paradise

Pteridophora alberti (Photo from Berita dan Ilmu Pengetahuan) Common name:King of Saxony bird-of-paradise (en); ave-do-paraíso-de-Alberto (pt); paradisier du Prince Albert (fr); ave-del-paraíso de Alberto (es); wimpelträger (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily ParadisaeidaeRange:This species is endemic to the island of New guinea, being found along the central mountain range in both Indonesia and Papua-New Guinea.Size:These birds are 22 cm […]

Ribbon-tailed astrapia

Astrapia mayeri Photo by Mark Harper (Wikipedia) Common name:ribbon-tailed astrapia (en); ave-do-paraíso-de-fitas (pt); paradisier à rubans (fr); ave del paraíso cola de moños (es); schmalschwanz-paradieselster (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily ParadisaeidaeRange:This species is endemic to the central mountains of Papua-New Guinea, from the Strickland River to Mt Hagen and Mt Giluwe.Size:These birds are 32 cm long, but the […]

Raggiana bird-of-paradise

Paradisaea raggiana Photo by Bruce Beehler (Australian Geographic) Common name: Raggiana bird-of-paradise (en); ave-do-paraíso-de-Raggi (pt); paradisier de Raggi (fr); ave del paraíso de Raggi (es); Raggi-paradiesvogel (de) Taxonomy: Order Passeriformes Family Paradisaeidae Range: This species indemic to island of New Guinea, being found in eastern and southern Papua-New guinea and marginally across the border into […]

Victoria’s riflebird

Ptiloris victoriae Photo by Lindsay Hansch (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:Victoria’s riflebird (en); ave-do-paraíso-de-Vitória (pt); paradisier de Victoria (fr); ave-del-paraíso de Victoria (es); Victoriaparadiesvogel (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily ParadisaeidaeRange:This species is endemic to eastern Australia, only being found in the Atherton Tableland region of north-eastern Queensland.Size:These birds are 23-25 cm long and weigh 90-100 g.Habitat:The Victoria’s riflebird is mostly […]

Lesser bird-of-paradise

Paradisaea minor (Photo from Liva Kara) Common name: lesser bird-of-paradise (en); ave-do-paraíso-pequena (pt); paradisier petit-émeraude (fr); ave del paraíso pequeña (es); kleiner paradiesvogel (de) Taxonomy: Order Passeriformes Family Paradisaeidae Range: The lesser bird-of-paradise is found in Indonesia and Papua-New Guinea. Size: These birds are 32 cm long and weigh up to 160 g. Habitat: They […]

King bird-of-paradise

Cicinnurus regius Common name: king bird-of-paradise (en); ave-do-paraíso-real (pt); paradisier royal (fr); ave-del-paraíso real (es); königs-paradiesvogel (de) Taxonomy: Order Passeriformes Family Paradisaeidae Range: This species in found throughout lowland Papua-New Guinea and in the surrounding islands of Aru, Missol, Salawati, and Yapen. Size: The king bird-of-paradise is 16-19 cm long, but males reach 31 cm […]