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Birds Of Paradise

Birds Of Paradise

The birds of paradise are a group of birds that are found in the tropical rainforests of south east Asia, mainly in the jungles of Indonesia. They are best known for the beautiful array of feathers which are existent on the male birds of paradise,...

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Birds-Of-Paradise Project Introduction

The Birds-of-Paradise Project reveals the astounding beauty of 39 of the most exquisitely specialized animals on earth.

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Wilson's Bird-Of-Paradise

Watch as a male Wilson's Bird-of-Paradise clears his display court of leaves and other forest debris so his amazing colours will be the centre of attention if and when a female arrives.

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Feathers

Display feathers are highly evolved versions of a basic feather. They no longer have the standard structure of a central quill and a vane made of tiny interlocking barbs.

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Birds Of Paradise

Fewer and fewer of these wonderful creatures remain, as the rain forests are being cut down. Some of them are almost gone forever...

Biology

One of the most striking behaviours of the superb bird-of-paradise is the extraordinary courtship display of the male.

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Greater Bird-Of-Paradise

Enter the rainforest canopy of the Aru Islands to watch the coordinated displays of two male Greater Birds-of-Paradise. Then see two females take particular interest in the males' bright colours, strange sounds, and contorted poses.

Paradise Found

Nine years ago, two men began an extraordinary quest: to be the first to find and document all 39 species of the legendary birds of paradise. After 18 expeditions and over 39,000 photographs, their vision is complete.

Birds Of Paradise, Bird Of Paradise Pictures, Bird Of Paradise Facts - National Geographic

There are more than three dozen species in the family , more commonly known as the birds of paradise. Most are distinguished by striking colors and bright plumage of yellow, blue, scarlet, and green. These colors distinguish them as some of the wo...

Birds Of The God

Birds of paradise outshine other birds with their beautiful plumage and spectacular courtship displays.Their gorgeous colours and fantastical trailing plumes gave rise to incredible stories of their origins and habits.

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Birds Of Paradise

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The birds of paradise are a group of birds that are found in the tropical rainforests of south east Asia, mainly in the jungles of Indonesia