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Papua New Guinea

Ribbon-tailed Astrapia, one of over 100 endemic birds in Papua New Guinea: Photo by Frédéric Pelsy

Welcome to our guide to the birds of Papua New Guinea! This island nation in the Pacific Ocean is known for its incredible biodiversity, lush rainforests, and rugged mountain ranges. These habitats support an array of exotic and colorful bird species, many of which are endemic to the region. In this section, you’ll discover our curated guides that showcase the birds of Papua New Guinea. From the iridescent plumage of birds of paradise in the jungle canopies to the striking features of the Victoria Crowned Pigeon on the forest floor, Papua New Guinea’s birdlife presents a captivating glimpse into the country’s natural beauty. Whether you’re birdwatching in the pristine Sepik River basin or exploring the highlands of Mount Wilhelm, we invite you to delve into our guides and immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Papua New Guinean birds.