Red Bird-of-paradise - Paradisaea rubra

Length M: 1.1 ft (33.0 cm), F: 11.8 in (30.0 cm)
Weight M: 5.6-7.9 oz (158-224 g), F: 4.1-10.9 oz (115-308 g)
Clutch Size 1-2
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Near Threatened
Continents:AS, OC

The Red Bird-of-paradise is found in Indonesia in rainforests on Waigeo and Batanta islands of Raja Ampat and West Papua. They are sexually dimorphic. The male's front half of the head is mostly emerald green and the back is yellow. Dark green feather pompoms are above each eye. The body is a combination of orange, russet and yellow with a long tail. With the tail, the male is up to 72 cm long. The bill is yellow. The female is a smaller and the plumage is duller than the male. Also, the female does not have the long tail or pompoms above the eyes.

Not a lot is known on the diet but fruit plays a major part of the diet.

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