The bird is named Superb. It is the only member in the genus Lophorina. This one of course is a male they are always the prettiest birds.
These birds are hunted for their plumes/feathers they are of velvety black. At this time their is no worry of the species cause it is one of the most common and widespread birds of paradise in New Guinea forests.
Yes this is a bird. Showing off for the female of his species.