Birds Of Paradise

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Sir David Attenborough and natural history film-maker Huw Cordey share a fascination for the Birds of Paradise.

Now, in conversation with Brett Westwood, they shed light on the lives of these extraordinarily beautiful creatures.

The birds have been the subject of myth, the centrepiece of ceremony, dress and dance of the tribes of Papua New Guinea, and the subject of curiosity and fascination for scientists, naturalists and collectors over the millennia.

It's a fascinating, intriguing, colourful and noisy story.

2005052320050524

Sir David Attenborough and natural history film-maker Huw Cordey share a fascination for the Birds of Paradise.

Now, in conversation with Brett Westwood, they shed light on the lives of these extraordinarily beautiful creatures.

The birds have been the subject of myth, the centrepiece of ceremony, dress and dance of the tribes of Papua New Guinea, and the subject of curiosity and fascination for scientists, naturalists and collectors over the millennia.

It's a fascinating, intriguing, colourful and noisy story.