Valentine’s Day has just passed and couples everywhere have been or will be acting like love birds. With all the focus on couples, did you know many species of birds have unique plumage helping you to discern which is male or female of the pair?
Typically males are plumed much brighter and bolder than drabber females and juveniles will resemble the female’s coloration and feather patterns. Birds are most brilliantly colored during the breeding season, usually during the spring and summer months. Seasonal variations however can differ for many species, leaving one scratching their head when trying to identify birds.
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