In Sight

A Piece of Paradise

Nature

Photo: Nigel Wheatley.


The birds of paradise are decorated with the most extravagant plumes and feathers of any group of animals on Earth. The Wilson’s bird of paradise (Cicinnurus respublica) is a beautiful example of this highly embellished family of birds with their striking hues of yellow, blue, scarlet and green.

 

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