The Birds of Paradise family includes birds with amazing plumage variation. Many birds in this family have specialized feathers that are used in elaborate courtship dances and rituals. Males are almost always much more colorful and ornate compared to the female birds in this family.

Greater Bird-of-paradise
Greater Bird-of-paradise - The largest species in its family, done here in extravagant Birdorable style!
King Bird-of-paradise
King Bird-of-paradise - What amazing plumage! Those long tail feathers are used to attract females in an elaborate courtship dance.