Birds of Paradise
Bibliography

This bibliography for Birds of Paradise was put together by Dave Rimlinger, Curator of Birds at the San Diego Zoo. This is not a complete bibliography of all birds of paradise and only covers species of Birds of Paradise currently in North America.


Raggiana Bird of Paradise Paradisaea raggiana

Aruah, A. and Yaga, A. (1992): ACQUISITION OF ADULT MALE PLUMAGE IN SOME BIRDS OF PARADISE AT BAIYER RIVER SANCTUARY. MURUK 5(2), 49-52, illustr.

Beehler, B.M. (1987): BIRDS OF PARADISE AND MATING SYSTEM THEORY - PREDICTIONS AND OBSERVATIONS. EMU 87(2): 78-89. WR 209.

Beehler, B. (1981): PARADISE BIRDS. WILDLIFE (LONDON) 23(9), 15-17.

Beehler, B.M. (1983): THE BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY OF FOUR BIRDS OF PARADISE. Ph.D. dissertation, Princeton Univ.; 209p. From Diss. Abstr. Int. B Sci. Eng. 44(4):998. Oct. 1983. WR 192.

Beehler, B.M. (1988): LEK BEHAVIOR OF THE RAGGIANA BIRD OF PARADISE. Natl. Geogr. Res.; 4(3):343-358. WR 210 .

Beehler, Bruce (1983): FRUGIVORY AND POLYGAMY IN BIRDS OF PARADISE. The Auk, 100(1) pp 1-11.

Beehler, Bruce and Pruett-Jones, Stephen (1983): DISPLAY DISPERSION AND DIET OF BIRDS OF PARADISE: A COMPARISON OF NINE SPECIES. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol.; 13(3):229-238. WR 192.

Coates, Brian J. (1990): THE BIRDS OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA, Vol. 1. Dove Publications, Alderley.

Cooper, W.T. and Forshaw, J.M. (1977): THE BIRDS OF PARADISE AND BOWERBIRDS. Collins, Sydney.

Davis, William E., Jr.; and Bruce M. Beehler (1994): NESTING BEHAVIOR OF A RAGGIANA BIRD OF PARADISE. Wilson Bull.; 106(3):522-530. WR 246.

Dharmakumarsinhji, K.S. (1943): NOTES ON THE BREEDING OF THE EMPRESS OF GERMANY'S BIRD OF PARADISE IN CAPTIVITY. Zoologica 28, 138-144.

Feider, Z. Mironescu, I. (1982): Les acariens du genre Sternostoma (Rhinonyssidae Parasitiformes) parasites nasicoles des oiseaux de Papouaise-Nouvelle Guinee.

ANALELE STIINTIFICE ALE UNIVERSITATII "AL. I. CUZA" DIN IASI SECTIUNEA II (A) BIOLOGIE (IASI) 28, 87-88, illustr.

Frith, C. B. and D. W. Frith (Mar. 1979): LEAF-EATING BY BIRDS-OF-PARADISE AND BOWERBIRDS. Sunbird; 10(1):21-23. WR 178.

Frith, C. B. (Oct. 1981): DISPLAYS OF COUNT RAGGI'S BIRD-OF-PARADISE PARADISAEA RAGGIANA AND CONGENERIC SPECIES. Emu; 81(4):185-192. WR 189.

Gilliard, E.T. (1969): BIRDS OF PARADISE AND BOWERBIRDS. Wiedenfield and Nicholson. London.

Goff, M.L. (1979): The genus Odontacarus (Acari: Trombiculidae) in New Guinea, with descriptions of four new species (1979): JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY 15(2): 143-154, illustr.

Hallstrom, E. (1959): SOME BREEDING RESULTS IN THE HALLSTROM COLLECTION. Avicult. Mag. 65, pp 77-80.

LeCroy, Mary (1981): THE GENUS PARADISAEA DISPLAY AND EVOLUTION. Amer. Mus. Novitates no. 2714, pp 1-52 New York.June 19, 1997.

Mackay, M. (1981): DISPLAY BEHAVIOR BY FEMALE BIRDS OF PARADISE IN CAPTIVITY. Papua New Guinea Bird Society Newsletter Nos 185-186:5

Muller, K.A. (1974): REARING THE COUNT RAGGI'S BIRD OF PARADISE PARADISAEA RAGGIANA AT TARONGA ZOO, SYDNEY. Int. Zoo Yearb. 14, 102-105.

Peckover, W.S., LeCroy, M.K. (undated): National animals: birds of paradise.Department of Lands, Surveys & Environment, Division of Wildlife, Papua New Guinea. 15pp., illustr.

Rimlinger, D. (1984): THE EMPRESS OF GERMANY'S BIRD OF PARADISE PARADISAEA RAGGIANA AUGUSTAEVICTORIA. ZOONOOZ 57(2) 10-14, illustr.

Rimlinger, D., Azua, J., & Lewins, E. (1997): OBSERVATIONS ON THE BREEDING AND HAND-REARING OF THE EMPRESS OF GERMANY'S BIRD OF PARADISE. Zool. Garten N.F. 67, 1/2, S. 71-80.

Saito, M. (May 1997): BREEDING RAGGI'S BIRD OF PARADISE, Animals in Zoos, no. 5, Tokyo Zoological Park Society.

Searle, K. C. (1980): BREEDING COUNT RAGGI'S BIRD OF PARADISE PARADISAEA RAGGIANA SALVADORII AT HONG KONG. Int. Zoo Yearb.; 20:210-214. WR 181

Stott, K.W.Jr (1981): New Guinea's blushing gargoyles. ZOONOOZ 54(1) 5-9, illustr.

Varghese, Thomas (Oct. 1977): /EIMERIA PARADISAEAI/ SP. N. AND /ISOSPORA RAGGIANAI/ SP. N. FROM THE RAGGIANA BIRD OF PARADISE (/PARADISAEA RAGGIANA/ SCLATER) FROM PAPUA NEW GUINEA. J. Parasitol.; 63 (5): 887-889. WR 168.


Superb Bird of Paradise
Lophorina superba

Beehler, Bruce (1983): FRUGIVORY AND POLYGAMY IN BIRDS OF PARADISE. The Auk, 100(1) pp 1-11.

Beehler, Bruce and Pruett-Jones, Stephen (1983): DISPLAY DISPERSION AND DIET OF BIRDS OF PARADISE: A COMPARISON OF NINE SPECIES. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol.; 13(3):229-238. WR 192.

Coates, Brian J. (1990): THE BIRDS OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA, Vol. 1. Dove Publications, Alderley.

Cooper, W.T. and Forshaw, J.M. (1977): THE BIRDS OF PARADISE AND BOWERBIRDS. Collins, Sydney.

Fortune-Hopkins, Helen C. (1988): SOME FEEDING RECORDS FOR BIRDS OF PARADISE. Muruk; 3(1):12-13. WR 211

Frith, D. W. and C. B. Frith (1988): COURTSHIP DISPLAY AND MATING OF THE SUPERB BIRD OF PARADISE LOPHORINA SUPERBA. Emu; 88(3):183-188. WR 212

Gilliard, E.T. (1969): BIRDS OF PARADISE AND BOWERBIRDS. Wiedenfield and Nicholson. London.

Kwapena, N. (1985): THE ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION OF SIX SPECIES OF BIRDS OF PARADISE IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA. Department of Environment and Conservation, Port Moresby.

Timmis, W.H. (1968): BREEDING OF THE SUPERB BIRD OF PARADISE AT THE CHESTER ZOO. Avicult. Mag. 74, pp 170-172.


Red Bird of Paradise
Paradisaea rubra

Coates, Brian J. (1990): THE BIRDS OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA, Vol. 1. Dove Publications, Alderley.

Cooper, W.T. and Forshaw, J.M. (1977): THE BIRDS OF PARADISE AND BOWERBIRDS. Collins, Sydney.

Frith, C. B. (Apr. 1976): DISPLAYS OF THE RED BIRD-OF-PARADISE /PARADISEAE RUBRA/ AND THEIR SIGNIFICANCE, WITH A DISCUSSION ON DISPLAYS AND SYSTEMATICS OF OTHER PARADISAEIDAE. Emu; 76 (2): 69-78. WR 163

Gilliard, E.T. (1969): BIRDS OF PARADISE AND BOWERBIRDS. Wiedenfield and Nicholson. London

Hundgen, Kurt H. and Bruning, Donald F. (1988): PROPAGATION TECHNIQUES FOR BIRDS OF PARADISE AT THE NEW YORK ZOOLOGICAL PARK. AAZPA (Am. Assoc. Zool. Parks Aquariums) Annu. Conf. Proc.; p. 14-20. WR 213.

Hundgen, K., Hutchins, M., Sheppard, C., Bruning, D., Worth, W. (1991): MANAGEMENT AND BREEDING OF THE RED BIRD OF PARADISE PARADISAEA RUBRA AT THE NEW YORK ZOOLOGICAL PARK. International Zoo Yearbook 30, pp 192-199, illustr.

Isenberg, A.H. (1961): NESTING OF THE RED BIRD OF PARADISE. Avicult. Mag. 67, pp 43-44.

Isenberg, A.H. (1962): FURTHER NOTES ON THE BREEDING OF THE RED BIRD OF PARADISE. Avicult. Mag. 68, p48.

LeCroy, Mary (1981): THE GENUS PARADISAEA DISPLAY AND EVOLUTION. Amer. Mus. Novitates no. 2714 pp 1-52 New York.

Todd, William and Robert J. Berry (1980): BREEDING THE RED BIRD OF PARADISE PARADISAEA RUBRA AT THE HOUSTON ZOO. Int. Zoo Yearb.; 20:206-210. WR 181

Worth, Wendy; Michael Hutchins; Christine Sheppard; Donald Bruning; Joy Gonzalez and Tracy McNamara (1991): HAND-REARING, GROWTH, AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE RED BIRD OF PARADISE (PARADISAEA RUBRA) AT THE NEW YORK ZOOLOGICAL PARK. Zoo Biol.; 10(1):17-23. W


Magnificent Bird of Paradise Diphyllodes magnificus

Beehler, Bruce (1983): FRUGIVORY AND POLYGAMY IN BIRDS OF PARADISE. The Auk, 100(1) pp 1-11.

Beehler, Bruce M. (1987): BIRDS OF PARADISE AND MATING SYSTEM THEORY - PREDICTIONS AND OBSERVATIONS. Emu; 87(2):78-89. WR 209.

Beehler, Bruce and Pruett-Jones, Stephen (1983): DISPLAY DISPERSION AND DIET OF BIRDS OF PARADISE: A COMPARISON OF NINE SPECIES. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol.; 13(3):229-238. WR 192.

Boehm, E.M. (1967): SUCCESSFUL BREEDINGS AT THE EDUARD MARSHALL BOEHM AVIARIES IN 1966. Avicult. Mag. 73, pp 116-120.

Coates, Brian J. (1990): THE BIRDS OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA, Vol. 1. Dove Publications, Alderley.

Cooper, W.T. and Forshaw, J.M. (1977): THE BIRDS OF PARADISE AND BOWERBIRDS. Collins, Sydney.

Draffan, R. (June 1979): A DEFENCE OF HIS DISPLAY GROUND BY THE MAGNIFICENT BIRD OF PARADISE, DIPHYLLODES MAGNIFICUS. Papua New Guinea Bird Soc. Newsl.; No. 156. P.2-3. WR 189.

Everitt, C. (1965): BREEDING THE MAGNIFICENT BIRD OF PARADISE. Avicult. Mag. 71, pp 146-148.

Gilliard, E.T. (1969): BIRDS OF PARADISE AND BOWERBIRDS. Wiedenfield and Nicholson. London.

Thair, S. and Thair, M. (Jan.-Feb. 1977): REPORT ON DISPLAY OF MAGNIFICENT BIRD OF PARADISE. Papua New Guinea Bird Soc. Newsl.; No. 128. P. 13. WR 189.


Lesser Bird of Paradise
Paradisaea minor

Beehler, Bruce LEK BEHAVIOR OF THE LESSER BIRD OF PARADISE. Auk; 100(4):992-995. Oct. 1983. WR 192

Bishop, K. D. and Frith, C. B. A SMALL COLLECTION OF EGGS OF BIRDS-OF-PARADISE AT BAIYER RIVER SANCTUARY, PAPUA NEW GUINEA. Emu; 79(3):140-141. July 1979. WR 176

Coates, Brian J. (1990): THE BIRDS OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA, Vol. 1. Dove Publications, Alderley.

Cooper, P. (1995): OBSERVATIONS OF PARENT-REARING BEHAVIOUR IN THE LESSER BIRD OF PARADISE. Avicultural Magazine 101(4),(Centenary celebration issue), 194-199, illustr.

Cooper, W.T. and Forshaw, J.M. (1977): THE BIRDS OF PARADISE AND BOWERBIRDS. Collins, Sydney.

Gilliard, E.T. (1969): BIRDS OF PARADISE AND BOWERBIRDS. Wiedenfield and Nicholson. London.

Healey, Christopher J. EFFECTS ON HUMAN ACTIVITY ON /PARADISAEA MINOR/ IN THE JIMI VALLEY, NEW GUINEA. Emu; 78 (3): 149-155. July 1978. WR 172

Hundgen, Kurt H. and Bruning, Donald F. (1988): PROPAGATION TECHNIQUES FOR BIRDS OF PARADISE AT THE NEW YORK ZOOLOGICAL PARK. AAZPA (Am. Assoc. Zool. Parks Aquariums) Annu. Conf. Proc.; p. 14-20. WR 213.

Hundgen, Kurt; Chris Sheppard; Don Bruning; Michael Hutchins; Wendy Worth and Mark Laska (1990): MANAGEMENT AND BREEDING THE LESSER BIRD OF PARADISE PARADISAEA MINOR AT THE NEW YORK ZOOLOGICAL PARK. AAZPA (Am. Assoc. Zool. Parks Aquariums) Annu. Conf.

Kuah, Lawrence (1992): DISPLAY AND ATTEMPTED BREEDING OF THE LESSER BIRD OF PARADISE. Avic. Mag.; 98(4):178. WR 235

Laska, Mark S.; Michael Hutchins; Christine Sheppard; Wendy Worth; Kurt Hundgen and Don Bruning (1992): REPRODUCTION BY CAPTIVE UNPLUMED MALE LESSER BIRD OF PARADISE PARADISAEA MINOR: EVIDENCE FOR AN ALTERNATIVE MATING STRATEGY? Emu; 92(2):108-111. WR

Laska, Mark S.; Hutchins, Michael; Sheppared, Christine; Dale, George; Burger, Joanna; Worth, Wendy and Hundgen, Kurt (1994): SOCIAL INTERACTIONS AND DISPLAY BEHAVIOR IN CAPTIVE LESSER BIRDS OF PARADISE PARADISAEA MINOR. Bird Behaviour 1

LeCroy, Mary (1981): THE GENUS PARADISAEA DISPLAY AND EVOLUTION. Amer. Mus. Novitates no. 2714 pp 1-52 New York.


King Bird of Paradise
Cicinnurus regius

Beehler, Bruce McPherson (Oct. 1983): THE BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY OF FOUR BIRDS OF PARADISE. Ph.D. dissertation, Princeton Univ.; 209p. 1983. From Diss. Abstr. Int. B Sci. Eng. 44(4):998. WR 192.

Bergman, S. (1957): ON THE DISPLAY AND BREEDING OF THE KING BIRD OF PARADISE, CICINNURUS REGIUS REX IN CAPTIVITY, Avicultural Mag. 63, pp 115-124.

Coates, Brian J. (1990): THE BIRDS OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA, Vol. 1. Dove Publications, Alderley.

Cooper, W.T. and Forshaw, J.M. (1977): THE BIRDS OF PARADISE AND BOWERBIRDS. Collins, Sydney.

Draffan, R.(June 1979): A DEFENCE OF HIS DISPLAY GROUND BY THE MAGNIFICENT BIRD OF PARADISE, DIPHYLLODES MAGNIFICUS. Papua New Guinea Bird Soc. Newsl.; No. 156. p. 2-3. WR 189.

Ensley, P. K. and Kent Osborn (1993): HEMOSIDEROSIS IN A WILD CAUGHT BIRD OF PARADISE AND OTHER SPECIES IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA. Annu. Proc. Am. Assoc. Zoo Vet.; p. 27. WR 251.

Fortune-Hopkins, Helen C.(1988): SOME FEEDING RECORDS FOR BIRDS OF PARADISE. Muruk; 3(1):12-13. 1988. WR 211.

Gilliard, E.T. (1969): BIRDS OF PARADISE AND BOWERBIRDS. Wiedenfield and Nicholson. London.

Mauersberger, G. (Apr. 1976): ON THE DISPLAY OF WILSON'S BIRD-OF-PARADISE. Emu; 76 (2): 90. Apr. 1976. WR 163.

Thair, S. and M. Thair (Jan.-Feb. 1977): REPORT ON DISPLAY OF MAGNIFICENT BIRD OF PARADISE. Papua New Guinea Bird Soc. Newsl.; No. 128. p. 13. WR 189.