Check Out The Breathtaking Look Of This Blue Bird Of Paradise

Blue Bird Of Paradise

However you can’t describe the beauty of the Blue bird of paradise in a word, but I dare to say, “it is breathtaking” The Blue Bird of paradise is extremely beautiful and breathtaking because of its glistening blue feathers. It seems like a precious blue jewel is dwelling in the forest.

It is a large size bird that measures around 30 cm in length. It is the most fabulous and extravagant bird of its family Paradisaeidae. The Bluebird of paradise is scientifically named “Paradisornis Rudolphi” which is a relatively large species of bird of paradise.

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Just like other bird species, males of the Bluebird of paradise are glorified by flank feathers and two wires or ribbon-like feathers. Males are alluring as they have bright blue-colored wings matched with blackheads and white bills. A remarkable eye ring appears when they stretch their wings. 

Female Bluebirds of paradise are a little bit duller in color and often have chestnut brown below.

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Learn more about this highly colored Blue bird of paradise which is extremely beautiful and has a breathtaking appearance like no other bird. 

Let’s see, this fabulous bird looks like a blue jewel dwelling in the forest.

Blue Bird Of Paradise

Its blue and red tail feathers collectively reflect dark violet color.

Males of Bluebirds of paradise are captivating.

They have black heads and bluish-white bills and silver-white crescents surrounding the eyes. The back of the head has a reddish gloss. 

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They have silky plumes which are honey-yellow colored on the surface and light blue from the bottom. 

The wires or ribbons-like feathers of the Bluebird of paradise are 25 inches long.

Blue Bird Of Paradise

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The elongated wires or ribbon-like feathers stretching from the tail are almost 25 inches long and have small and whitish spatulate tips over them. 

Defining feature in both sexes of Blue bird of paradise.

Both sexes have a common feature which is glossy blue wings that may range in light, aqua, or even sky blue.

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Females lack opulent flank plumes and ribbon-like feathers. They are duller as compared to the males.

 Blue Bird Of Paradise Female

Bluebirds of Paradise have purplish-gray legs and feet and grayer claws.

The elegant features of the males create an artistic illusion for the audience during the courtship display.

 Blue Bird Of Paradise male's courtship display

Females play all the responsibilities of nesting and parenting.

Female birds make their nests with twigs, stems, palm leaves, vines, and other materials, in a cup-like shape. They mostly lay one egg (occasionally two or three). 

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The blue bird of paradise likes to feed on a variety of fruits such as figs, drupes, and berries. Some insects and reptiles are also included in their diet and typically feed alone. 

It is highly hunted due to its extremely beautiful features and is classified as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

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