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Birds of Paradise

Clairebon Coffey, fashion designer inspired today’s NTM post. These awe inspiring birds are an inspiration for their beauty and intelligence. Birds of Paradise lure their prospective mates through the arts of dance, color display, melodies and the most astonishing of all, their males decorate their abode to court them with their taste and style based on their creative ingenuity.
Below you can find links that will give you a more detailed insight into the creative nature of all breeds.

This fall, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Geographic are bringing the Birds-of-Paradise Project to the public with a gorgeous coffee-table book (published October 23, 2012), a major exhibit at the National Geographic Museum (opening November 1), a documentary on the National Geographic Channel (airing at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT November 22), articles in the Cornell Lab’s Living Bird magazine and National Geographic magazine, and National Geographic Live lectures across the country. Get an advance look now…and witness diverse strategies of evolution at work and experience one of nature’s extraordinary wonders – up close.