• Among Ruffs, Some “Fight-Loving Fighters” Don't Like to Fight

    7 days ago - By All About Birds

    Male Ruffs have incredibly showy breeding plumages. In the foreground, the black-ruffed form is a dominant male known as an “independent”; the white-ruffed form is a subordinate male known as a “satellite.” A third type of male known as a “faeder” looks almost exactly like a female Ruff. Photo by Gerrit Vyn.
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