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BirdNote: Birds of Paradise

Copyright Hung Do

Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 8:58 a.m.  It's morning on the island of New Guinea, and the lowland forests erupt with the crowing calls of Birds of Paradise. Male Raggiana Birds of Paradise perform elaborate displays to attract females, sometimes even hanging upside-down with their wings pointing upward. Forty-three species of Birds of Paradise are found on or near New Guinea. There's a world of birds out there. Find your local Audubon and go on a field trip.

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