Protecting the nature we all rely on for food, fresh water and livelihoods

Fergusson Island

Papua New Guinea

LISTEN
Use headphones for best experience
Photo © Tim Laman / NPL / Minden Pictures
Audio © Edwin Scholes/Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Photo © Tim Laman / NPL / Minden Pictures
Audio © Edwin Scholes/Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology

 Previous Ecosystem

 Next Ecosystem

In New Guinea, the dawn chorus includes the yellow-billed kingfisher, curl-crested manucode, and Goldie’s bird-of-paradise. The bird-of-paradise family – which includes the manucode – is only found on New Guinea and a few nearby areas. Its more than three-dozen species have dazzling plumages and breeding displays.