Birds of Paradise

A look at some of the birds of paradise courtesy of The Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Geographic in this wonderful nature video.

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Cornell Lab scientist Ed Scholes and National Geographic photojournalist Tim Laman took 18 expeditions to New Guinea and Australia over an 8 year period to film the birds. Their efforts resulted in them capturing images of all 39 species in the bird-of-paradise family for the first time ever.