Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The typical genus of Paradiseidæ.

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Examples

  • Dicanthium fovealatum, Octhocloa compressa, Stipagrostis paradisea and S. socotrana.

    Arabian Oryx Sanctuary, Oman

  • This ecoregion now provides the last remaining stronghold of several grassland species that have suffered major reductions in abundance in the grassland biome, and which are consequently threatened with extinction (e.g. the blue crane (Anthropoides paradisea)).

    Highveld grasslands

  • The present state of fragmentation, together with anthropogenic changes planned for the coming years may lead to the extinction or near-extinction of some larger animal species, such as the blue crane (Anthropoides paradisea).

    Highveld grasslands

  • Blue crane (Anthropoides paradisea), South Africa.

    Highveld grasslands

  • The Kvarken Archipelago is on an important migratory route and offers excellent breeding habitats for birds: There are important Baltic populations of black guillemot Cepphus grille (6,000 pairs, a quarter of the Baltic population) and razorbill Alca torda (1,000 pairs); also Caspian and Arctic terns Sterna caspia and S. paradisea, whitetailed eagle Haliaetus albicilla (35 pairs), osprey Pandion haliaetus andgreat scaup Aythya marila.

    Kvarken Archipelago High Coast, Finland and Sweden

  • The paradise jacamar (galbula paradisea) frequents the more open parts of the forest, and is generally found in pairs.

    The Western World Picturesque Sketches of Nature and Natural History in North and South America

  • S. paradisea being killed by a clam: the bird (a banded individual) was discovered in

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  • Despite the severely degraded nature of the once pristine Highveld Grassland, this ecoregion provides the last remaining stronghold of several grassland species that have suffered major reductions in abundance in the grassland biome (e.g. the blue crane (Anthropoides paradisea).

    Highveld grasslands

  • Blue Crane Anthropoides paradisea Agulhas Plains, Cape Province, South Africa.

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