‘Birds of Paradise’ by Errol Fuller and David Attenborough.


Ribbon-tailed Bird of Paradise | Oil on panel by Errol Fuller
As David Attenborough returns to Papua New Guinea for a film he has ‘wanted to make for 40 years’, artist and author ERROL FULLER writes about the fascination for birds of paradise that he shares with Attenborough.
Greater Birds of Paradise, male and female | Oil on panel by Errol Fuller
The two co-authored a book, Drawn from Paradise, which traced the natural history of these enigmatic creatures through their depiction in western works of art.
p02hrtklBlack Sicklebill, lithograph by William Hart, c.1890
via BBC – BBC Arts – Painting paradise: Art meets nature in Papua New Guinea.

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