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A male satin bowerbird needs a swanky pad to land the perfect mate. He'll bribe her with many a trinket... will a ring finally seal the deal? ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoWILDSubscribe ➡ Get More World’s Weirdest: http://bit.ly/WorldsWeirdest About World's Weirdest: A buffalo with three eyes, an exterminator who eats his day’s work, an elephant rampage through a restaurant…all very bizarre, all very real. These shocking and strange animal “viral” moments only found on World’s Weirdest. Each one-hour episode explores the most bizarre in the animal kingdom. Freaky Feasts wets our appetite for the weirdest animal meals ever. Oddities is a showcase for the most unusual animals. Sneak Attacks features the most shocking animal encounters ever. And let's spread a little shame on those animal...
Video of the Australian Great Bower Bird working on its Bower nest to impress females. He uses sticks to build the Bower and rocks, shells, glass, metals, and plastic bits to pave the walkway around it. The sole purpose of the Bower is to attract a female, have a one night stand, and then leave her alone to raise the chicks while he looks for other mates. Great Bower Bird - Chlamydera nuchalis. 4K UHD Video of Bower Bird arranging his Bower.
Some birds use a bit of creativity and a slight performance for their own seduction techniques. Taken from Life Story. Subscribe to BBC Earth: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=BBCEarth BBC Earth YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/BBCEarth BBC Earth Facebook http://www.facebook.com/bbcearth (ex-UK only) BBC Earth Twitter http://www.twitter.com/bbcearth Visit http://www.bbc.com/earth/world for all the latest animal news and wildlife videos This is a channel from BBC Worldwide who help fund new BBC programmes.
Read More: http://www.GistOnThis.com The concept of bachelor pads isn't unique to humans. Male bowerbirds are amazing architects, but they reserve theirs skills for just one purpose -- finding a mate. They construct such elaborate and dazzling nests to impress females, perhaps they could teach our men a thing or two about home décor. Male bowerbirds use embellishments such as coins, nails, leaves, shells, seeds, flowers and live insects to weave their nests, called bowers. Bowers are U-shaped nests built with twigs and grass, and carpeted with moss. Each bower is an architectural marvel that stretches out 5 or 6 yards across, complete with a thatched roof and supporting pillars. Blue is a very important color in the construction process. Male bowerbirds use several blue objects -- berrie...
The Bowerbird puts on a show to impress the female but will it be good enough? Taken from Life Story. Subscribe to BBC Earth: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=BBCEarth BBC Earth YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/BBCEarth BBC Earth Facebook http://www.facebook.com/bbcearth (ex-UK only) BBC Earth Twitter http://www.twitter.com/bbcearth Visit http://www.bbc.com/earth/world for all the latest animal news and wildlife videos This is a channel from BBC Worldwide who help fund new BBC programmes.
Satin bowerbird destroys a rival's bower.
The Satin Bower bird is usually very timid and are hard to spot. The one who lives in my garden comes into the house to eat fruit, steals food from Barry and raids the clothes line for blue pegs. Don't forget to subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/user/Davesbuildtips satin bower bird satin bower bird satin bower bird satin bower bird dave stanton dave stanton dave stanton dave stanton Links. Dave's Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100010277913530 Dave's Water tank site. http://www.affordablewatertanks.com
Male Satin Bowerbirds attract mates by building a bower, a structure made of twigs and decorated with objects from around the forest. The bower is not a nest; its sole purpose is to allow a male to show off his building skills. A well constructed bower is so crucial to gaining mates that male bowerbirds sometimes resort to stealing building materials from neighboring males. Here, a female Satin Bowerbird stands in the center of the bower and watches a male displaying. This video accompanies Chapter 9, Avian Mating and Social Behavior, Handbook of Bird Biology 3rd Edition from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Wiley Publishing. http://birdbiology.org Timothy G Laman/Cornell Lab of Ornithology/Macaulay Library/456311