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Bird of Paradise

Odd Birds of a Feather -- of Pouches, Antennae, Helmets and Seriously Challenged Landings: Animal Planet on the Looney Front, Part 7

Mike Arkus | Posted 01.17.2017 | Travel
Mike Arkus

I love birds. It's just birders I have a problem with. I can't seem to empathise with their ardour, focus, totally singular concentration -- and total lack of 'come on now, crack a smile!'

Pointers, Please, for Spotting Wild Life: Mr. Magoo on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 12.09.2013 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Serendipity does sometimes smile upon me, and it did a few months ago when I was on a tossing, rolling tin motorboat on the roiling South Pacific off the Austral island of Rurutu in French Polynesia, looking for whales.

Remixing Science: Raquel Cepeda's Bird of Paradise

Dr. David J. Leonard | Posted 05.05.2013 | Home
Dr. David J. Leonard

Bird of Paradise is a story of Raquel Cepeda's relationship with her father, which is difficult and complex, beautiful and inspiring.

The Beautiful World Of Colorful Birds (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | ThienVinh Nguyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Although all birds have feathers, some flaunt it better than others! These feathers, which are likely used to attract mates, come in all shapes, size...