I have a lot in common with these birds. In my art studio I have jars upon jars of buttons, sequins, marbles, sea glass, pottery shards and other findings all arranged and carefully sorted, at the ready to build my own eye-catching pieces of art. We all use color, shape, and texture to adorn ourselves and our dwelling spaces in hopes of enhancing our appearance, standing out, making a statement, or catching someone's eye. Like the bowerbird I just can't seem to stop arranging, building, and decorating my nest with happy little treasures.
Here are some interesting articles and videos about bowerbirds: