Birds-of-paradise (Paradisaeidae)

Red Bird-of-paradise (Paradisaea rubra) - HBW 14, p. 491

French: Paradisier rouge German: Rotparadiesvogel Spanish: Ave-del-paraíso Roja

Taxonomy: Paradisea rubra Daudin, 1800, Waigeo, West Papuan Islands, New Guinea.
Genus name sometimes spelt Paradisea (see page 46). Has been suggested to form a superspecies with P. minor, P. apoda, P. raggiana and P. decora. Monotypic.

Distribution: West Papuan Is (Waigeo, Gemien, Saonek and Batanta; presumably also Gam), off NW New Guinea.