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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.
- King bird-of-paradise, Cicinnurus regius
- Magnificent bird-of-paradise, Cicinnurus magnificus
- Wilson's bird-of-paradise, Cicinnurus respublica
Ruys' bird of paradise
Only one adult male specimen is known of this hybrid; it is held in the Netherlands Natural History Museum in Leiden, and comes from near Warsembo, on the west coast of Geelvink Bay, in north-western New Guinea.
- Frith & Beehler (1998), pp.518-519.
- 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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