Conservation status

Macgregor's bird of paradise (Macgregoria pulchra), black sicklebill (Epimachus fastuosus), Wahnes's parotia (Parotia wah-nesi), and blue bird of paradise are listed as Vulnerable.

The yellow-breasted bird of paradise (Loboparadisea sericea), long-tailed paradigalla (Paradigalla carunculata ), ribbon-tailed astrapia (Astrapia mayeri), pale-billed sicklebill (Drepanornis bruijnii), and Wilson's, Goldie's (Paradisaea decora), red (P. rubra), and emperor birds of paradise are considered Near Threatened species.

Eggs are typically elliptical, ovate, and pinkish to buff with long, broad, brush-stroke-like markings of browns, grays, and lavender or purplish gray. The clutch consists of one or two

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