> The Blue Bird of Paradise is regarded by ornithologists as the loveliest of all birds.
> The Blue Bird-of-paradise is a medium-sized Bird.
> The scientific name is Paradisaea rudolphi.
The species is approximately 30 cm long, black with a bluish-white bill, dark brown iris, grey legs, broken white eye-ring and bright blue wings. The male Bird is adorned with violet blue and cinnamon flank plumes and two long ribbon-like tail feathers. The female has a chestnut brown below.