Wilson’s bird-of-paradise Found In Flocks On The Island Of Grand Bahama In The Bahamas.

The Wilson’s bird-of-paradise which was know to only be indigenous  to Waigeo and Batanta Islands off West Papua.

Has been found in areas of Grand Bahama Island in the Bahamas in great flocks and is unknown why bird species has taken home to the tropical paradise but Bahamian an scientist are out ab about bird watching an studying to find out why.

These beautiful majestic creatures main preferred habitat is the hill forest at 300 m of altitude, more rarely the lowland rainforest and the middle mountain forest .

With a diet consists of fruits, insects, arthropods and other small invertebrates. which the Bahamas have plenty of

The wilson is rather small. Males can reach a length of 16 centimeters (6.3 in) (21cm including central rectrices) and a weight of 53–67 g., while females can reach a length of 16 cm,but a weight of 52–60 g.  The male is a red and black bird-of-paradise, with a yellow mantle on its neck, light green mouth, rich blue feet and two curved violet tail feathers. The head is naked blue, with a black double cross pattern on it. The female is a brownish bird with bare blue crown.

These birds are beautiful an joy to see. Hope they aren’t leaving anytime soon.

 

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