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Red Bird-of-paradise (Paradisaea rubra, also Cendrawasih Merah). Large, up to 33 cm long, brown and yellow with a dark brown iris, grey legs and yellow bill. The male has an emerald green face, a pair of elongated black corkscrew-shaped tail wires, dark green feather pompoms above each eye and a train of glossy crimson red plumes with whitish tips at either side of the breast, the ornamental red plumes that require at least six years to fully attain. The female has no ornamental red plumes.