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Amazing Bird With Orange Plumage – Creating A Stunning Sunset Of Color

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Birds are some of the most brilliant and colorful members of the animal kingdom. Hence, we can find them in all colors of the rainbow. From classic fruit-like orange shades to darker burnt orange, birds can be many shades of orange. However, the way how birds get orange plumage varies between species.
For most birds, the orange appearance is a result of carotenoid pigments in their diet, as well as their metabolism. The structure of a bird’s feathers can also affect the overall color and orange hue.

 

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.

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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.

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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

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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.

 

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