Wilson's Bird of Paradise

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A Wilson's Bird of Paradise in a cage

The Wilson's Bird of Paradise is a small bird of the Paradisaeidae family.

Description[change | change source]

The male is a red and black bird-of-paradise with a yellow mantle on its neck, a light-green mouth, blue feet and two curved violet tail feathers. The head is naked blue with a black double cross pattern on it. The female is a brownish bird with a bare blue crown.

Diet[change | change source]

Wilson's Bird of Paradise eat usually fruit or small insects.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Brinkley, Edward S. Brinkley (2003). "Reader's Digest Pathfinders" Creatures of the Air and Sea. Singapore: Reader's Digest Children's Books. p. 18. ISBN 0-7944-0353-0.