Teaching overview

Learning points

  • The male superb bird of paradise performs a courtship display to attract a female.
  • Animals use courtship displays to show that they’re ready to mate and to attract a partner.

Curriculum keywords

  • Animals
  • Life cycles
  • Reproduction

Spark a discussion

  • Where does the bird of paradise live?
  • What is a courtship display?
  • What does the male bird of paradise do to attract a female?

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