Tag Archives for Breeding season

British Garden Birdlife

Bird beak adaptations. Feeding adaptations in ...

Birds, with their incessant movement, charming habits and gay song, are a constant source of delight in the garden, and will often make it their home. In the migration season, even casual visitors can be attracted to the garden in … Continue reading

16. February 2012 by admin
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Birding Eggs and egg-laying

European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris), typical ...

Very few birds nest all the year round, most have a restricted breeding season, which in Britain and the temperate world is in spring and summer. Dr David Lack has shown that breeding is so timed that the young are … Continue reading

03. October 2011 by admin
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Bird Pair Formation and Courtship Displays

Pair formation Song tells an unmated female, newly arrived from her winter quarters, of a territory-holding male which is ready for a mate. But when the newly-arrived female comes into a territory she is often attacked as if she is … Continue reading

30. September 2011 by admin
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Reproductive System of Birds

House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) in Kolkata, ...

In male birds the two testes lie within the body cavity fairly close to the kidneys. From each of these there is a minute duct leading to the cloaca. Adult female birds, unlike other vertebrates, have only one functional ovary … Continue reading

27. September 2011 by admin
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