Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Passeriformes — the birds-of-paradise.

Etymologies

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Paradisaea +‎ -idae

Examples

  • Family Common Name Species Paradisaeidae Curl-crested manucode Manucodia comrii* Paradisaeidae Goldie's bird-of-paradise Paradisaea decora* An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion.

    Trobriand Islands rain forests

  • The avifauna of the ecoregion has a clear Australasian flavor, including representatives of several Australasian families including Ptilonorhynchidae, Eopsaltridae, Meliphagidae, and Paradisaeidae.

    Vogelkop montane rain forests

  • The avifauna of the ecoregion has a clear Australasian flavor, including representatives of several Australasian families such as Ptilonorhynchidae, Eopsaltriidae, Meliphagidae, and Paradisaeidae.

    Northern New Guinea lowland rain and freshwater swamp forests

  • The avifauna of the ecoregion has a clear Australasian flavor, including representatives of several Australasian families such as Ptilonorhynchidae, Eopsaltridae, Meliphagidae, and Paradisaeidae.

    Southern New Guinea lowland rain forests

  • The avifauna of the ecoregion has a clear Australasian flavor, with representatives of several Australasian families including Ptilonorhynchidae, Eopsaltridae, Meliphagidae, and Paradisaeidae.

    Huon Peninsula montane rain forests

  • Birds of paradise (Paradisaeidae) and bowerbirds (Ptilonorhynchidae): regional levels of biodiversity and terrane tectonics in New Guinea.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • The bird of paradise is of the family Paradisaeidae, with 43 species, occurring in the Moluccas, New Guinea, and Australia.

    The Annotated "Blues for Allah"

  • Family Common Name Species Megapodiidae Red-billed brush-turkey Talegalla cuvieri Loriidae Striated lorikeet Charmosyna multistriata Alcedinidae Little paradise-kingfisher Tanysiptera hydrocharis Meliphagidae Spot-breasted meliphaga Meliphaga mimikae Paradisaeidae Greater bird-of-paradise Paradisaea apoda An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion.

    Southern New Guinea lowland rain forests

  • Clements’ authority for the nomenclature and taxonomy for the birds-of-paradise (family Paradisaeidae) was Clifford Frith and Bruce Beehler’s (1998) The birds of paradise.

    Berlepsch’s Six-wired Bird-of-Paradise: Species or Subspecies?

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