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Ismail, Mohd Firdaus and Abdul Aziz, Nor Akmar and Mohamed Mokhtar, Mohamed Daniel (2015) Lovebirds. In: Nature's Yield and Wonders of Art (NYAWA)15: Bird. Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, Serdang, Selangor, pp. 46-47. ISBN 9789679603699

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The romance of birds are expressed and manifested in how they impress and attract their love counterparts. The colourful males such as the peacock (Pavo cristatus) and the golden pheasant (Chrysolophus pictus) would undergo detailed grooming to ensure flawless appearance to impress the beloved in the competitive world of the wild. The males of certain species would pour their dedication and effort to build the mating court as splendid as a castle to invite the queen of their heart such as shown by the bowerbird (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus) and the baya weaver (Ploceus philippinus).

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Item Type: Book Section
Divisions: Faculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Forestry
Publisher: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press
Keywords: Birds; Lovebirds; Bowebirds
Depositing User: Nida Hidayati Ghazali
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2016 13:31
Last Modified: 05 Oct 2016 13:31
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