Great Bowerbird at Bower

great bowerbird at bower

The great bowerbird, Chlamydera nuchalis, is a member of the family Ptilonorhynchidae. In this species the males compete for mates by building elaborate "bowers" of twigs and decorate them with shells and other bright objects. Females are attracted to these bowers and mate with the successful male in his bower.

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