House Crows (Corvus_splendens) grooming in Kolkata.
I am sure you believe “Cleanliness is next to Godliness”. It has been seen in various animals and birds that in addition to their personal hygiene they spend time in additional grooming of their Partners. These partnerships are longer lasting and more like having a best friend in your life. The grooming usually is stroking, scratching and massaging. They groom one another.
Love is not just about finding a good partner. It is also about being a good one.
Two colorful parrots from Jurong Bird Park of Singapore. As I watch these colourful parrots, I recall these lines:
each day upon the twig
which may die
So springs your love
lusty for the sun
the bird’s companion
~ William Carlos Williams