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|The Birds of Paradise: Paradisaeidae. Oxford University Press, Oxford. Frith, C. B.|
, Borgia, G. and Frith, D. W. (1996). Courts and courtship behaviour of Archbold's
Bowerbird Archboldia papuensis in Papua New Guinea. Ibis 138, 204–211.
|Form: The Archbold's bowerbird is a large, jaylike bird with a short, stout bill. Male |
is black with a bright-yellow crest extending from forehead to neck; female is dull
black with ocher markings on her wing primaries; the juvenile male is gray with ...
|Another mat-builder is Archbold's bowerbird, which constructs a courtyard of |
lichens and decorates it with piles of snail shells. However, Archbold's, a little
known New Guinean species, has an added attraction. Dr. Dawn Frith and Dr.
|Archbold's Bowerbird of highland New Guinea is the only 'mat' builder. It |
accumulates a thick pad of fern fronds on the floor of upland moss forest beneath
several low horizontal perches that it drapes with epiphytic orchid stems and
|Consider, though, the case of Archbold's bowerbird, which lives in New Guinea. |
As with other bowerbirds, the male builds an elaborate bower of twigs and ferns
and therein tries to seduce females. The female inspects the bower and mates ...
|... Bowerbirds White-eared catbird / White-throated catbird Green catbird Tooth-|
billed bowerbird / Stagemaker Archbold's bowerbird Golden-fronted bowerbird /
Yellow-f. gardener bowerbird Vogelkop bowerbird / Vogelkop gardener
|Slightly more complex are the avenue bowers cleared by, among others, |
Archbold's bowerbird. They are decorated with piles of snail shells, beetles'
wings, berries, and molted bird of paradise feathers. Birds of the third group of
|... White-eared Catbird Ailuroedus buccoides Green Catbird Ailuroctlu.s |
crdssirasfris Spotted Catbird Ailuroetlus melanotis LR Tooth-billed Catbird
Scenopoeetcs dentirostris Archbold's Bowerbird Arcliboldia papuensis GT
Sanford's Bowerbird ...
|Archbold's bowerbird does the same, but paves his palace with snail shells. |
These two species may be said to build piazze— and human piazze, I would note
, are often similarly used for purposes of sexual selection. Macgregor's bowerbird
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