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Papua New Guinea

Birds of paradise

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An Indian team of birders braves the swampy and mountainous terrain of Papua New Guinea to photograph the birds of paradise, in particular the spectacular Raggiana.

 

Raggiana bird of paradise.
Raggiana bird of paradise. Photo: Jainy Kuriakose
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Vogelkop superb bird of paradise.
Vogelkop superb bird of paradise. Photo: Jainy Kuriakose
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Lesser bird of paradise.
Lesser bird of paradise. Photo: Vinodh Venugopal
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Raggiana bird of paradise.
Raggiana bird of paradise. Photo: AKHIL VINAYAK MENON
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Raggiana bird of paradise.
Raggiana bird of paradise. Photo: Jainy Kuriakose
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Raggiana bird of paradise.
Raggiana bird of paradise. Photo: P.S. Nistar
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Raggiana bird of paradise.
Raggiana bird of paradise.Photo: Nigil Haroon
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Western parotia bird of paradise.
Western parotia bird of paradise.Photo: Jainy Kuriakose
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Magnificent bird of paradise.
Magnificent bird of paradise. Photo: Jainy Kuriakose
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Blue bird of paradise.
Blue bird of paradise. Photo: Vinodh Venugopal
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Black-eared catbird.
Black-eared catbird. Photo: Sabu Kinattukara
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Black-billed sicklebird.
Black-billed sicklebird. Photo: Jainy Kuriakose
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Papuan king parrot.
Papuan king parrot. Photo: P.S. Nistar
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A bower (nest-like structure) with coloured stones brought by the birds to decorate the bower.
A bower (nest-like structure) with coloured stones brought by the birds to decorate the bower. Photo: Vinod Venugopal
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Wilson’s bird of paradise.
Wilson’s bird of paradise. Photo: Jainy Kuriakose
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King bird of paradise.
King bird of paradise. Photo: Sabu Kinattukara
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Ribbon-tailed astrapia.
Ribbon-tailed astrapia. Photo: Nigil Haroon
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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.
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.
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A family of Papua New Guineans.
A family of Papua New Guineans. Photo: Sunil Onamkulam
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A typical landscape of Papua New Guinea.
A typical landscape of Papua New Guinea. Photo: Sunil Onamkulam
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