Bird of paradise or bird-of-paradise may refer to:


  • Bird-of-paradise, the family of birds, Paradisaeidae of the order Passeriformes
    • The genera of this family that have "Bird-of-paradise" in the common name:
  • Macgregor's Giant Honeyeater, a black crow-like bird also known as Macgregor's Bird of Paradise
  • Satinbirds, a family of passerines originally thought to be part of the Paradisaeidae family
  • Melampitta, an enigmatic genus of birds placed by some authors in Paradisaeidae


  • Strelitzia, a genus of 5 species of perennials
  • Heliconia, a genus of about 100–200 species of flowering plants, commonly called lobster-claws, wild plantains or false bird-of-paradise
  • Caesalpinia gilliesii, a shrub in the legume family
  • Caesalpinia pulcherrima, a shrub in the legume family, commonly called Red Bird of Paradise or Mexican Bird of Paradise


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