Living in the depths of the New Guinea rainforest are the spectacular birds of paradise – creatures so beautiful
that the first Europeans believed they must have fallen from heaven. Filming their bizarre courtship d...展开isplays is
the Holy Grail of wildlife film makers: some perform like iridescent acrobats, others make hypnotic pulsing sounds
as they quiver and vibrate.
David Attenborough narrates the film. He has been entranced by these birds since he was a boy and he introduces
a team of New Guinean naturalists as they embark on a gruelling expedition to try to film ten birds of paradise deep
in the heart of the rainforest.