Papua New Guinea

Birds of paradise

G. Shaheed

 

Raggiana bird of paradise. Photo: Jainy Kuriakose
Vogelkop superb bird of paradise. Photo: Jainy Kuriakose
Lesser bird of paradise. Photo: Vinodh Venugopal
Raggiana bird of paradise. Photo: AKHIL VINAYAK MENON
Raggiana bird of paradise. Photo: Jainy Kuriakose
Raggiana bird of paradise. Photo: P.S. Nistar
Raggiana bird of paradise. Photo: Nigil Haroon
Western parotia bird of paradise. Photo: Jainy Kuriakose
Magnificent bird of paradise. Photo: Jainy Kuriakose
Blue bird of paradise. Photo: Vinodh Venugopal
Black-eared catbird. Photo: Sabu Kinattukara
Black-billed sicklebird. Photo: Jainy Kuriakose
Papuan king parrot. Photo: P.S. Nistar
A bower (nest-like structure) with coloured stones brought by the birds to decorate the bower. Photo: Vinod Venugopal
Wilson’s bird of paradise. Photo: Jainy Kuriakose
King bird of paradise. Photo: Sabu Kinattukara
Ribbon-tailed astrapia. Photo: Nigil Haroon
The Indian team at Varirata National Park: (from left to right) Sunil Onamkulam, Akhil Vinayak Menon, Sabu kinattukara, P.S. Nistar, Dr Nigil Haroon, Govind Vijaykumar, Dhanesh, Jainy kuriakose and Vinod Venugopal.
A family of Papua New Guineans. Photo: Sunil Onamkulam
A typical landscape of Papua New Guinea. Photo: Sunil Onamkulam
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