Territorial Birds

Some articles on territorial birds, territorial:

Golden-winged Sunbird - Behaviour - Feeding
... Territorial birds, Golden-winged Sunbirds defend patches of Leonotis nepetifolia flowers outside the breeding season in Kenya ... expenditure and risk of injury) and benefits (priority access to the resource), explains the territorial behavior that Golden-winged Sunbirds exhibit ... active during the daytime and spend their time sitting on perches, fighting for territorial defence, or foraging for nectar ...

Famous quotes containing the words birds and/or territorial:

    She does the work about the house
    As well as most, but like a mouse:
    Happy enough to chat and play
    With birds and rabbits and such as they,
    So long as men-folk keep away.
    Charlotte Mew (1870–1928)

    All the territorial possessions of all the political establishments in the earth—including America, of course—consist of pilferings from other people’s wash.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)