Birds of Paradise
In collaboration with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, photographer Tim Laman and Cornell University ornithologist Ed Scholes spend countless hours high in the treetops to record the secret lives, bizarre displays, and dazzling courtship antics of these stunning birds.
Join them as they journey deep into the most remote jungles on earth in search of all 39 species of the most amazing birds in the world-Birds of Paradise. Their mission takes them into the jungles of one of last wild places on earth New Guinea where children carry machetes women carry heavy loads and men carry on tribal warfare. Far-flung islands impenetrable jungle and extreme elevations all create areas of isolation where ordinary birds have evolved into some of the most beautifully bizarre species on earth. Digital explorers on an old-fashioned quest Tim and Ed have survived everything the jungle has to throw at them to become first in the world to capture all 39 species of Birds of Paradise on film.