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Stresemann's bird-of-paradise

Stresemann's bird-of-paradise
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Superfamily: Corvoidea
Family: Paradisaeidae
Hybrid: Parotia carolae × Lophorina superba

Stresemann's bird-of-paradise is a bird in the family Paradisaeidae that is an intergeneric hybrid between a Queen Carola's parotia and greater lophorina.


Only one female specimen is known of this hybrid, held in the Berlin Natural History Museum, coming from Mount Hunstein in the Sepik district of north-eastern New Guinea. It was first identified as a female Carola's Parotia in 1923 and later, in 1934, described as a subspecies of the Superb Bird of Paradise; it is named for its original identifier and later describer, German ornithologist Erwin Stresemann.[1]


  1. ^ Frith & Beehler (1998), pp.514-515.


  • Frith, Clifford B. & Beehler, Bruce M. (1998). The Birds of Paradise. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-854853-9.

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