Today we will go to New Guinea to see birds of paradise - wonderful representatives ... passerine. You heard right, this is true, their nearest relatives - the sparrows and crows. Overall, in nature, there are 45 kinds of heavenly damsels, 38 of which are found only in New Guinea and surrounding islands. Red, blue, imperial, royal bird of paradise Wilson reggianova bird of paradise, small, large bird of paradise ... And every kind of unique. "Paradise" bird began thanks to Europeans in the XVI century, when the first stuffed winged beauties were brought Magellan satellite in Europe. At the time, it was common belief that birds of paradise no legs, and a large part of their lives, they hover in the celestial spaces. Later, this was fiction, of course, refuted, but the birds do not become any less attractive. A riot of colors and shapes of these birds were astonished!