Minggu, 11 November 2012

Burung Cendrawasih - Cendrawasih Bird - Bird Paradise of Papua

Burung Cendra Wasih or Cendrawasih Bird or Bird Paradise of Papua
The birds of paradise are members of the order Passeriformes Paradisaeidae family. They are found in eastern Indonesia, the islands of the Torres Strait, Papua New Guinea, Australia and the east. This family of birds known as bird feathers on the males of many kinds, especially hair that is very elongated and complex that grows from the beaks, wings or head. Sizes ranging from birds of paradise Bird of Paradise King at 50 grams and 15 cm to the Black Bird of Paradise Part-crescent at 110 cm and-roll paradise Manukod crested at 430 grams.

 The most famous birds of paradise are members of the genus Paradisaea, including its type species, large yellow bird of paradise, Paradisaea apoda. This species is described from specimens brought to Europe from trading expeditions. These specimens were prepared by native traders by removing the wings and legs that can be used as garnish. It is not known to the explorers and lead to the belief that these birds never landed but remain in the air because of the feathers. This is the origin of a bird of paradise ('bird paradise' by the British) and a type apoda - which means 'no-legged'.

Many species have elaborate mating ritual, mating system types Paradise are male birds gather to compete comeliness in birds show that females can mate. While other species such as the types and Parotia Cicinnurus have an irregular mating dance. Male birds in sexually dimorphic species are polygamous. Many bird species hybrids are described as new, and some species validity  doubt.
 Number eggs somewhat less certain. In large type, perhaps almost always one egg. Smaller types can produce as many as 2-3 eggs.
The beauty of paradise, spiritually also able to provide the spirit and sense of awe to anyone who saw it. Until he became known worldwide under the name "bird of paradise" (Bird Paradise) or "bird of God" (a bird deity). However, the beauty that is precisely the source of her misfortune. Large-scale exploitation has threatened the existence of this bird to extinction. Prevention efforts have been made long ago by the environmentalists and biologists from inside and outside of Indonesia, through a campaign of national and global scale.

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