For example, worn plumage may lose color, and the bird’s posture can affect how light reflects off individual feathers, changing the appearance of different colors. On the other hand, some bird species have geographic differences in color between different populations. Consequently, male and female birds may show different degrees or intensities of color.
The gallery below contains beautiful bowerbirds whose crimson top bleeds into a vibrant orange. Enjoy!
The Flame Bowerbird
The flame bowerbird has bowers and bright colors and more, because for this flirtatious fellow, it’s all about the eyes.
A bird immediately recognized by its riot of sunset colors, with its crimson top immediately bleeding into a belly colored a vibrant orange, set off by wings dipped into an inky black and equally hypnotic eyes.
What the male bowerbird can do with its eyes is mesmerizing
Male bowerbirds are renowned for building complex bowers from which they try to entice prospective mates by doing elaborate displays.
Little is known about the diet of the Flame bowerbird, other than they forage for fruit and insects.
Bowerbird species as a whole enjoy living in a range of habitats including rainforest, eucalyptus, and acacia forest, and shrublands
Female bowerbirds watch various displays and inspect each bower before selecting a mate. She then builds a nest from soft materials such as leaves, ferns, and vine tendrils. She then lays 1 egg which takes anywhere from 19 – 24 days to hatch.
The female is not as brilliantly colored as the male and is more of an olive-brown bird with a yellow around her belly,
The Bowerbird puts on a show to impress the female but will it be good enough? Taken from a life story.