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Flycatcher is One of the Rarest Birds...

The Cerulean Paradise or is considered to be one of the rarest birds because it total population as of now is only 19. These birds can be found in Sangihe, off Sulawesi in Indonesia.

It can be described as a medium-sized bird which can grow up to 18 centimeters long. Its consists of mainly small insects and small invertebrates such as worms.

It is previously known by its single specimen in the year 1873 and was rediscovered in the year 1988 around forested valleys of Mount Sahendaruman in Southern Sangihe.

These birds became and have been evaluated as birds with small population size and with limited range. It is constantly decreasing because of its ongoing habitat loss and is listed as the most threatened species.

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carolyn wrote on January 19, 2015, 6:49 AM

In the UK a lot of our wildlife is under threat . Hedgehogs numbers are in decline.

agvulpes wrote on January 19, 2015, 7:26 AM

What a lovely little bird :) It is a disgrace to the human race that our so called 'progress' is depriving species such as this of the habitat. surely there is a better way ?

wolfgirl569 wrote on January 19, 2015, 9:27 AM

It is a pretty bird, too bad it may not survive because of losing habitat. I would think it would be able to flourish but if they are spraying heavily to kill bugs that would be a problem for it.

catsholiday wrote on January 19, 2015, 9:54 AM

That is a very pretty little bird - shame it is so rare now

peachpurple wrote on January 19, 2015, 11:58 PM

wow a rare bird indeed, 19 only? going to be extinct soon

mustchoice wrote on January 21, 2015, 1:38 AM

Actually I have never had of it

motrojam wrote on February 3, 2015, 3:58 AM

Wow, only 19 exists on Earth? Why did this happen?

Koalemos wrote on February 23, 2015, 10:14 AM

This is a species that I was not aware of, but certainly a very attractive bird.

cheri wrote on February 24, 2015, 6:23 PM

I have never heard of this kind of bird. may be we do not have this in our place.