Bird of paradise

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Bird of paradise or bird-of-paradise may refer to:


The genera of this family that have "Bird-of-paradise" in the common name:
  • Macgregor's giant honeyeater, a black crow-like bird also known as Macgregor's bird of paradise
  • Satinbirds, a family of passerines originally thought to be part of the family Paradisaeidae
  • Melampitta, an enigmatic genus of birds placed by some authors in Paradisaeidae
  • Huma bird, a mythological creature commonly depicted in Persian, Ottoman Turkish, and Urdu poetry


  • Strelitzia, a genus of 5 species of perennials
  • Heliconia, a genus of about 100–200 species of flowering plants, commonly called lobster-claws, wild plantains or false bird-of-paradise
  • Caesalpinia gilliesii, a shrub in the legume family
  • Caesalpinia pulcherrima, a shrub in the legume family, commonly called Red Bird of Paradise or Mexican Bird of Paradise

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