King courtship

A brilliant red male king bird of paradise displays in a tree to attract a mate. His audience is a drab brown female that's hardly recognisable as the same species. The male waves his bright coloured feathers and tail wires and dances along the branches to attract her attention.

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3 minutes


Role Contributor
Key talentGeorge McGavin
Key talentSteve Backshall
Key talentGordon Buchanan
ProducerJonny Young
Executive ProducerTim Martin

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