Raggianas have one of the most spectacular courtship displays of all the birds of paradise. The males perform feather shaking, wing clapping and head shakes on perches at a lekking site. The male's highly-coloured feathers are collected by local people for wearing during ceremonies and festivals.
Scientific name: Paradisaea raggiana
Species range provided by WWF's Wildfinder.
The following habitats are found across the Raggiana bird of paradise distribution range. Find out more about these environments, what it takes to live there and what else inhabits them.
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Additional data source: Animal Diversity Web
Year assessed: 2009
Classified by: IUCN 3.1