The flame bowerbird is absolutely stunning, with its colorful plumage resembling a sunset; this bird is not easy to miss!
In addition to their deep red head and neck and vibrant orange body, these flirtatious birds stand out feature is their eyes.
Native to the rainforests of New Guinea, when this bird is in full courtship, its eyes are nothing short of mesmerizing.
It will pulse its pupil size in an incredible display to attract a mate.
But that’s not all this unique bird has to offer when it comes to mating, which is best known for its intricate nests.
These extraordinary engineers would build and maintain the most intricate structures known as bowers (hence the name) to attract a mate.
It is hard to believe that such a medium-sized bird could create such a complex structure.
Little is known about the diet of these birds. We do know that they prefer fruit and insects, and they feed in pairs or triplets.
Once a mate has been selected, the female will build a nest of softer materials such as leaves to lay her eggs.
See this in action in the video below: