Though the birds aren’t doing their displays for entertainment value, they have to hone their techniques as much as any human performer, spending hours practicing and maintaining their display courts. In this light-hearted piece we’ve added a musical accompaniment to several birds-of-paradise displays. Will all the dancing pay off? You’ll just have to watch. Filmed and photographed by Tim Laman. Explore more at www.birdsofparadiseproject.org 

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