The Love Lives of Birds: Courting and Mating Rituals

From the lifelong devotion of the American crow to the dalliances of the eastern bluebird, from the bald eagles dazzling aerial display to the male ruby-throated hummingbirds reputation as a deadbeat dad courtship, mating, and parenting differ dramatically among birds. Ornithologist and author Laura Erickson takes readers on a romance-fueled romp through the love lives of 35 species, exploring the diversity of avian approaches to pairing up. Each species spotlight pairs Ericksons remarkable depth of scientific knowledge with her talent for drawing humorous and insightful parallels between human and bird. The result is a riveting read for bird-watchers and nature lovers alike.
From the lifelong devotion of the American crow to the dalliances of the eastern bluebird, from the bald eagle’s dazzling aerial display to the male ruby-throated hummingbird’s reputation as a “deadbeat dad” — courtship, mating, and parenting differ dramatically among birds. Ornithologist and author Laura Erickson takes readers on a romance-fueled romp through the love lives of 35 species, exploring the diversity of avian approaches to pairing up. Each species spotlight pairs Erickson’s remarkable depth of scientific knowledge with her talent for drawing humorous and insightful parallels between human and bird. The result is a riveting read for bird-watchers and nature lovers alike.

Title: The Love Lives of Birds Courting and Mating Rituals
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ISBN: 1635862752,9781635862751
Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC
Genre: Nature / Animals / Birds
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Pages: 152
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