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I recently came acroos this video : https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1053324651468913&id=492140647587319

I want to know whether these birds are real or edited? If they're real, what are their names?

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    $\begingroup$ The problem here is that your question depends on a video on another site and so is not a self-contained question here. Unless you can at least present some screen captures to illustrate the problem, it is likely to be closed. $\endgroup$ – David Aug 12 '17 at 16:46
  • $\begingroup$ Have been to many stackexchange sites, have seen many such questions (& answers, too), so I thought it was okay... 😛 Moreover, taking ss would probably be illegal....! $\endgroup$ – Deep Aug 13 '17 at 9:37
  • $\begingroup$ I don't care who else breaks the rules. I am only concerned with applying them, and educating others to apply them, to questions I encounter as a reviewer on this site. There are many more violations than there are reviewers to deal with them. If you can't post a question in a way you consider legal don't post it at all. I vote to close this question as unclear. $\endgroup$ – David Aug 13 '17 at 9:42
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    $\begingroup$ @David Actually, I would like to keep this question open. It could have been better, but I think the answerer gave us sufficient context so it will continue to be useful for people. $\endgroup$ – ttbek Aug 13 '17 at 10:21
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    $\begingroup$ @tbek — OK. I'll reverse my vote. $\endgroup$ – David Aug 13 '17 at 12:06
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Yes, they are real, that's not a CGI. That footage belongs to The Cornell Lab of Ornithology, and those are birds-of-paradise.

The first one is a Wilson's Bird of Paradise (Diphyllodes respublica). Here is an image of it:

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The second one, showing a courtship display, is a Superb Bird of Paradise (Lophorina superba). Here is an image of it:

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And the courtship display:

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The third one is a King Bird of Paradise (Cicinnurus regius). Here is an image of it:

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The next one is the Wahnes's parotia (Parotia wahnesi). Here is a picture of it:

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The last one is a King of Saxony Bird of Paradise (Pteridophora alberti). Here is its picture:

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Finally, here is the only correct way (just kidding) to watch any video with birds of paradise: narrated by David Attenborough! Have a look:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWfyw51DQfU

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    $\begingroup$ At this point, I wanna tell you, you just left a couple or so birds more...really waiting to know more about all of 'em! And +1 of course ;) $\endgroup$ – another 'Homo sapien' Aug 12 '17 at 14:26

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