Birds with fancy crest feathers
Bird crests are a remaining feature of the age of dinosaurs that have been disappearing among many species following evolution.
Even if nor all birds have them, there is a huge variety of designs and heights being sometimes very discreet. Some reach considerable sizes and volume and may persist all year-long or show up during the breeding season.
One of the crest uses is exhibition during the mating period, but a few are also exposed in danger situations or attacks to scare the enemy away or to exchange signs with their group.
Because they are awesome and are worth to watch here is a gallery of feathers stunning displays.
- 15 Birds With Fancy Feathered Noggins | Mental Floss
Special crests, crowns, and plumes can be found on birds all over the world, and can be used for anything from mating to intimidation. (with videos)
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