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Just a bit of trivia.
I lived in New Guinea for five years back in the late 60,s and early 70,s but was never fortunate to see bird of paradise roaming free. I did see some in cages though at native markets.
Some natives used to wear bird of paradise feathers in their hair as a head dress, and that was a symbol of wealth. Also some Australian soldiers based in New Guinea during the second world war used to wear a bird of paradise feather in their slouch hat.
Last edited by Uno; 02-04-2014 at 09:21 PM.