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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