Greater Bird of Paradise * * " Contrary to popular belief from a gooney song; I do NOTZ fly up peoples' noses."

Greater Bird of Paradise * * " Contrary to popular belief from a gooney song; I do NOTZ fly up peoples' noses."

greater bird of paradise | male greater bird-of-paradise (Paradisaea apoda). Photograph by Tim ...

greater bird of paradise | male greater bird-of-paradise (Paradisaea apoda). Photograph by Tim ...

Raggiana Birds of Paradise,   New Guinea, feathers heavily used in feathered headdresses

Raggiana Birds of Paradise, New Guinea, feathers heavily used in feathered headdresses

Birds of Paradise video, click on the photo.     Explore more at http://www.birdsofparadiseproject.org  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 colors, strange sounds, and contorted poses. Filmed by Tim Laman in September 2010.

Birds of Paradise video, click on the photo. Explore more at http://www.birdsofparadiseproject.org 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 colors, strange sounds, and contorted poses. Filmed by Tim Laman in September 2010.

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