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Bird love : the family life of birds / Wenfei Tong ; consultant editor, Mike Webster.

By: Tong, Wenfei.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Brighton, England : Ivy Press, 2020Description: 192 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781782407485; 1782407480.Subject(s): Birds -- Behaviour | Birds -- Reproduction | Courtship in animalsDDC classification: 598.156 Summary: Exploring the sex life of birds and their wide range of mating and parenting habits, Bird Love gives you a detailed insight into bird family life. Discover the amazing array of courtship techniques employed by birds around the world, such as ospreys bringing gifts of food in exchange for sex, male skylarks performing aerial acrobatics to impress females, or long-tailed widowbirds showing off their tails to advertise the quality of their genes. From heart-warming tales of life-long bonding to chilling accounts of insurance chicks and fratricide, how birds select a mate then raise offspring is often spectacular, sometimes unexpected, and always fascinating.
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Bird Love explores the diverse range of family relationships in birds around the world in fascinating detail.

Exploring the sex life of birds and their wide range of mating and parenting habits, Bird Love gives you a detailed insight into bird family life. Discover the amazing array of courtship techniques employed by birds around the world, such as ospreys bringing gifts of food in exchange for sex, male skylarks performing aerial acrobatics to impress females, or long-tailed widowbirds showing off their tails to advertise the quality of their genes. From heart-warming tales of life-long bonding to chilling accounts of insurance chicks and fratricide, how birds select a mate then raise offspring is often spectacular, sometimes unexpected, and always fascinating.