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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

583 files covering
15 genera (94%)
38 species (90%)

 

    201 videos covering
14 genera (88%)
26 species (62%)
    324 photographs covering
15 genera (94%)
38 species (90%)
    58 sound recordings covering
13 genera (81%)
23 species (55%)
42 38 90 26 62 38 90 23 55


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