Animalia > Chordata > Aves > Passeriformes > Paradisaeidae > Diphyllodes > Diphyllodes magnificus

Diphyllodes magnificus (Magnificent bird-of-paradise)

Synonyms: Cicinnurus magnificus

Wikipedia Abstract

The magnificent bird-of-paradise (Cicinnurus magnificus) is a species of bird-of-paradise. The magnificent bird-of-paradise is distributed amongst the hill and mid-mountain forests of New Guinea and surrounding islands. Their diet consists mainly of fruits. Like most members of the Paradisaeidae family, the male is polygamous and performs an elaborate courtship display. A widespread and common species throughout their large range, the magnificent bird-of-paradise is evaluated as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. They are listed on Appendix II of CITES.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 5.28665
EDGE Score: 1.83843


Adult Weight [1]  90 grams
Female Weight [1]  84 grams
Male Weight [1]  97 grams
Weight Dimorphism [1]  15.5 %
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore, Nectarivore, Herbivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  30 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  50 %
Diet - Nectar [2]  10 %
Diet - Plants [2]  10 %
Forages - Mid-High [2]  20 %
Forages - Understory [2]  80 %
Clutch Size [3]  2
Fledging [1]  17 days
Incubation [1]  19 days


Prey / Diet

Ficus gul[4]
Ficus melinocarpa[4]
Ficus odoardi[4]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Al-Wabra Wildlife Preservation
Jurong Birdpark, Singapore


External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Nathan P. Myhrvold, Elita Baldridge, Benjamin Chan, Dhileep Sivam, Daniel L. Freeman, and S. K. Morgan Ernest. 2015. An amniote life-history database to perform comparative analyses with birds, mammals, and reptiles. Ecology 96:3109
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
4"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
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