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Passeriformes

Birds-of-paradise (Paradisaeidae)

HBW 14, p. 404

  • Small to large passerines with stout powerful bill of diverse size and shape, several with long or exceedingly long tail; males typically ornately plumaged.
  • Moluccas, New Guinea and satellites, and north-eastern Australia.
  • Rainforest and other dense vegetation, a few also in more open habitats.
  • 16 genera, 42 species, 90 taxa.
  • 3 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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16 genera, 42 species

547 files covering
15 genera (94%)
37 species (88%)

 

    188 videos covering
14 genera (88%)
26 species (62%)
    304 photographs covering
15 genera (94%)
37 species (88%)
    55 sound recordings covering
12 genera (75%)
22 species (52%)
42 37 88 26 62 37 88 22 52


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