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Cicinnurus regius-20031005.jpg
Cicinnurus regius
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Paradisaeidae
Genus: Cicinnurus
Vieillot, 1816

The genus Cicinnurus (Vieillot, 1816) consists of three sickletail birds-of-paradise.

All three species are sexually dimorphic and have bright blue legs and feet. Members of this genus are found in Papua New Guinea or Indonesia, primarily on the island of Irian Jaya and nearby islands.


C. magnificus and C. respublica were formerly placed in the genus Diphyllodes Lesson, 1834.

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