Genus Paradigalla


Short-tailed Paradigalla - The Short-tailed Paradigalla is distinguished from its nearest relative, the Long-tailed Paradigalla, by its smaller size, shorter tail feathers and lack of red on the wattles. Formerly presumed to have been monogamous, it is now considered to breed polygynously. It inhabits the mountain forests of New Guinea. The diet consists mainly of fruits, seeds and insects.


Long-tailed Paradigalla - One of the least known members in the Paradisaeidae family, the Long-tailed Paradigalla is endemic to the Arfak Mountains in Vogelkop Peninsula, Indonesia.

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Paradisaeidae
Genus : Paradigalla