Species of Bird of Paradise or Cendrawasih (including hybrids and former members)

Lesser Bird of Paradise

Genus Lycocorax

Genus Manucodia

Genus Paradigalla

Genus Astrapia

Genus Parotia

Genus Pteridophora

Genus Lophorina

Genus Ptiloris

Genus Epimachus

Genus Cicinnurus

Genus Semioptera

Genus Seleucidis

Genus Paradisaea


Hybrid Species of Birds of Paradise

Hybrid birds of paradise may occur when individuals of different species, that look similar and have overlapping ranges, confuse each other for their own species and crossbreed.


Some named hybrids and presumed hybrids are:


Former “birds of paradise”

Species formerly considered to be members of the Paradisaeidae but which have been since separated include the:

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