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RAGGIANA BIRD OF PARADISE
Paradisaea raggiana

Range:
Eastern New Guinea

Also known as Count Raggi's Bird of Paradise, the Raggiana bird has been the national bird of Papua New Guinea since 1971. It is featured on the national emblem and on the national flag.

The males feature long ornamental feathers that are a red-orange color. The females of this species are fairly dull with brown feathers.


Habitat: Tropical rainforest
Diet: Fruits and arthropods.
Status: Least Concern (IUCN)
Approximate Dimensions of Adult: Length: 13 inches
Lifespan:  
Reproduction & Offspring: Up to two eggs laid at a time. 20 day incubation period.

 

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