Red Bird – Example of Report text and Generic Structure
Example of report text about red bird of paradise is given along with generic structure. Report text is text which describes a thing in its group. Th broad scale of topic makes it different from a descriptive text
The example of report text about bird below has generic structure as follow:
1. General classification: It is stating classification of general aspect of thing; animal, public place, plant, etc which will be discussed in general. An Indonesian endangered species, the Red Bird of Paradise
2. Description: It is describing the thing which will be discussed in detail; part per part , customs or deed for living creature and usage for materials This species shares its home with another bird of paradise
The Bird of Paradise, Paradisaea rubra, is large, up to 33cm long
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Red Bird of paradise
An Indonesian endangered species, the Red Bird of Paradise is distributed to lowland rainforests of Waigeo and Batanta islands of West Papua.
This species shares its home with another bird of paradise, the Wilson’s Bird of Paradise. Hybridization between these two species are expected but not recorded yet.
The Bird of Paradise, Paradisaea rubra, is large, up to 33cm long, brown and yellow bird 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 male measures up to 72 cm long, including the ornamental red plumes that require at least six years to fully attain. The female resembles the male but is smaller in size, with a dark brown face and has no ornamental red plumes. The diet consists mainly of fruits, berries and arthropons.