The Beauty Of West Papua

The Beauty Of West Papua

Cendrawasih The cendrawasih is one of the most beautiful birds in Indonesia. It lives in forests and has a striking blue chest and leg feathers. The male’s back feathers are red with blue edges, while the females are duller than their male counterparts. Cendrawasih live in small groups of two to six individuals. They tend…

West Papua is the home of the cendrawasih – bird of paradise
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West Papua is the home of the cendrawasih – bird of paradise

Cendrawasih The bird of paradise is a parrot-sized tropical bird with a colorful plume of feathers around its head and chest. It’s known as the “hope bird of West Papua” because the local Papuan people could use the birds plumage to weave into textiles. Bird of paradise populations have dropped by 97% over the past…