Saturday, December 18, 2010

CICINNURUS REGIUS


Cicinnurus regius  is a small, approximately 16 cm long, passerine bird of the Paradisaeidae (Bird-of-paradise) family.



The King Bird-of-paradise is distributed throughout lowland forests of New Guinea and nearby islands. This so-called
"living gem" is the smallest and most vividly colored among birds of paradise.