B.O.W. - WOW!

B.O.W. - WOW!

by: Otheo

Paradisaeidae is a family containing more than 40 species. They live mostly in the jungles of New Guinea, the Molucca Is.(Maluku), the Solomon Islands, Sulawesi in Indonesia and 4 species are in eastern Australia.

  1. 1

    Look at the pic. Name the bird in the pic. (it will be refered to by the family name, or the scientific name, hereafter).

  2. 2

    True or False. When Paradisaeidae were first discovered, the female birds looked so dull in comparison to the brightly colored males that they were originally thought to be a separate species.

  3. 3

    Which European/western fashion fad was very destructive for Paradisaeidae ?

  4. 4

    Why would a male Paradisaea rudolphi hang upside-down ?

  5. 5

    Which of the following colors are NOT found on a male Paradisaea apoda ?

  6. 6

    What nesting habit of the female Cicinnuris regius is unusual for Paradisaeidae ?

  7. 7

    What is so unusual about the head of a male Pterodophora alberti ?

  8. 8

    Which of the following statements about the male Astrapia mayeri are true ?

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