They may be known for their variety of appearance, but the birds-of-paradise are equally impressive for the diversity of their sounds.
Males use their voices to broadcast their location and entice distant females to come and look. When females approach, males turn on the visuals, which often come with their own more intimate sounds.
Species included in this mp3 downloadable audio guide:
- Curl-crested Manucode
- King-of-Saxony Bird-of-Paradise
- Magnificent Riflebird
- Black Sicklebill
- Brown Sicklebill
- Black-billed Sicklebill
- Pale-billed Sicklebill
- Magnificent Bird-of-Paradise
- Goldie's Bird-of-Paradise
- Blue Bird-of-Paradise
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