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Pelicans to Parrots
Remote and protected, Papua New Guinea provides habitat to hundreds of native bird species. According to experts, 781 species of birds live in Papua New Guinea. Of these, 76 are endemic. Humans introduced one species. Meanwhile, eighteen are rare or accidental. Finally, twenty-eight species are globally threatened.
Cormorants, storks and pelicans share these remote islands with egrets, hawks and parrots. The dense jungle here provides shelter, while coastlines boast area for foraging and hunting.
For the bird lover, Papua New Guinea offers a world of beauty and complexity.