Of birds and men

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  1. The glittering turquoise shield on the front of this Papuan headdress comes from a Superb Bird-of-Paradise. Picture: David Tipling
  2. The strange hair-like plumes of cassowaries are still an important source of adornment for the people of New Guinea. Picture: David Tipling
  3. Mark Cocker, author of the new book describing the relationship between people and birds. Picture: Rachael Cocker
  4. Photographer David Tipling, who took most of the images for Birds & People.
  5. The dust jacket of the new book, featuring an image of mounted Kazakh eagle hunters in the Altai mountains of Western Mongolia. Picture: David Tipling
  6. The title page of the new book features an image of Kazakh hunter Dal Han and his Golden Eagle that caught all the foxes whose fur makes up his coat. Picture: David Tipling

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