(see also: pakan burung)
Bird of paradise is a very popular member of the genus Paradisaea , accounting for the type species , large yellow bird of paradise , Paradisaea Apoda . This type is described from specimens brought to the Continent of Europe from trading expeditions . These specimens provided by the native merchants discard wings and legs in order to make ornaments . It is not known by a few explorers and led to the belief that the bird is not first landed but continued to exist in the air in because the feathers . This is the origin of the name bird of paradise ( bird of paradise by the British ) and Apoda type name - which means no legs .
Many types have elaborate mating ritual , with the mating system of some kind Paradisaea that male birds congregate For competing shows its beauty in the female bird in order to mate . Shortly another type like some kind of dance Cicinnurus and Parotia have regular marriage . Male birds on the type of the sexually dimorphic form of polygamy . Many bird hybrids are described as a new type , and some species kevalidannya doubt .
The number of eggs a little less certain . In large type , perhaps almost always one egg . Small type can produce a number of 2-3 eggs ( Mackay 1990) .
Birds traits Cendrawaih
Bird of paradise feathers have a beautiful characteristic possessed by the male bird . Usually brightly colored feathers with a combined partial color like black, brown , red , orange , yellow , white , blue , and green and purple .
Bird of Paradise wide variety of sizes . Starting from that has a size of 15 cm with a weight of 50 grams like the type of Paradise King ( Cicinnurus regius ) , to which has a size of 110 cm of Paradise Part Crescent Black ( Epimachus albertisi ) or also that weighs 430 grams grab like the crested bird of paradise Manukod - rolled ( Manucodia comrii ) .(see also: pakan burung parkit)
The beauty of the male bird of paradise feathers used to attract the attention of the opposite type . To seduce the female that is willing to be invited to mating , the male bird can do to show off the fur with beautiful dances . While singing on the branches , swaying stud with a variety of movements to a variety of directions . Moreover, sometimes up hanging upside down resting on a limb . However , each species of bird of paradise surely has its own kind of dance .