The Mating Lives of Birds
by James Parry
Bird courtship and display can be one of the most captivating events in the natural world. This title looks at natural selection and why birds have evolved different reproduction strategies, examining territories, birdsong, displays and dealing with rivals.
Also looks at different bird lifestyles, including monogamy, polygamy, polyandry, promiscuity and communal arrangements, and the importance of plumages and why males are usually brighter than females.