bowerbird

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  • noun

Synonyms for bowerbird

any of various birds of the Australian region whose males build ornamented structures resembling bowers in order to attract females

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The main character in The Bower Bird is Gussie, a spirited 12-year-old who suffers from the same condition and is waiting for a heart transplant.
The male bower bird knows how to build a sturdy home.
Gilliard's 1969 "Birds of Paradise and Bower Birds.
But if that tenet is true, how do you explain all the well-adapted, complex organisms -- from orchids to bower birds to humans -- in this world?
Male bower birds build glitzy stages, from which they preen to entice their mates.
University of Maryland biologist Gail Patricelli has created "fembots" as robotic stand-ins for female bower birds.