Into the Bower 1 of 2

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Bower birds create these beautiful sculptures, collecting anything that is blue and adorning the ground with them, to entice the female to enter and hopefully select the male builder as a mate. If successful, a second (more conventional) nest will be built, off the ground, to be used to raise the young. Notice how the blue pieces increase in numbers as you approach the Bower.

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  • Uploaded on February 27, 2013
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by erikvz
    • Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
    • Taken on 2013/02/17 09:46:52
    • Exposure: 0.025s (1/40)
    • Focal Length: 40.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash