Posted by: Sandy Steinman | February 24, 2017

New Research On Bird Mobbing Behavior

ScienceDaily reports group mobbing behavior gives male birds the chance to impress potential mating partners

Dive bombing a much larger bird isn’t just a courageous act by often smaller bird species to keep predators at bay. It also gives male birds the chance to show off their physical qualities in order to impress females, according to new research on predator mobbing behavior of birds where potential prey approach and harass would-be predators such as owls.

Read full article at Birds of a feather mob together: Group mobbing behavior gives male birds the chance to impress potential mating partners — ScienceDaily

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