Former "birds of paradise"
Species formerly considered to be members of the Paradisaeidae but which have been since separated include the:
- Velvet Satinbird (Formerly known as the Loria's Bird of Paradise) (Cnemophilus loriae)
- Antenna Satinbird or Crested Cnemophilus (Cnemophilus macgregorii), formerly known as the (Sickle) Crested Bird-of-paradise
- Silken Satinbird (formerly known as the Yellow-breasted Bird-of-paradise) (Loboparadisea sericea)
- Macgregor's Giant Honeyeater (formerly "Macgregor's Bird-of-paradise"), Macgregoria pulchra - recently found to be a honeyeater
- Lesser Melampitta, Melampitta lugubris - for some time tentatively placed here; probably Orthonychidae (logrunners)
- Greater Melampitta, "Melampitta" gigantea - probably a logrunner or a pitohui
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