Are These Birds Too Sexy to Survive? – The New York Times

In a mossy forest in the western Andes of Ecuador, a small, cocoa-brown bird with a red crown sings from a slim perch. Bip-Bip-WANNGG! It sounds like feedback from an elfin electric guitar. Three rival birds call back in rapid response. These male club-winged manakins are showing off to attract female mates.

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One comment

  1. ianscyberspace · May 7

    I’ve seen videos of Papua New Guinea birds that do weird things to attract their female counterpart. Nut much different to humans Sue. lol

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