For most guys trying to get a date, living in a bachelor pad isn't exactly a selling point. For bowerbirds however, their bachelor pads--or bowers--are the selling point.
They build elaborate beds where they hope some magic will happen, and then they strut about in front of them while trying to seduce a mate. But they better pay close attention to their rumpus rooms. Younger males, who don't have as much home-decorating game as the older bowerbirds, will sneak in to other bowers and steal decorative items, like blue feathers, shells, bright berries, and colorful bits of plastic.