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Lesser flamingos {Phoeniconaias minor} performing 'wing salute' as part of courtship display, the wings are spread out to the side of the body and held in this position for several seconds, making the...  -  Anup Shah
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Anup Shah / Lesser flamingos {Phoeniconaias minor} performing 'wing salute' as part of courtship display, the wings are spread out to the side of the body and held in this position for several seconds, making the...
Blue footed booby displaying {Sula nebouxii} Galapagos.  -  Christophe Courteau
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Christophe Courteau / Blue footed booby displaying {Sula nebouxii} Galapagos.
Broadclub cuttlefish male display {Sepia latimanus} Indonesia  -  Peter Scoones
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Peter Scoones / Broadclub cuttlefish male display {Sepia latimanus} Indonesia
Japanese crane courtship display {Grus japonensis} Hokkaido Japan Feb/March  -  David Pike
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David Pike / Japanese crane courtship display {Grus japonensis} Hokkaido Japan Feb/March
Two male Lawes' parotia birds of paradise (Parotia lawesii) hopping on its display ground, with females watching nearby, Papua New Guinea.  -  Konrad Wothe
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Konrad Wothe / Two male Lawes' parotia birds of paradise (Parotia lawesii) hopping on its display ground, with females watching nearby, Papua New Guinea.
Crenulated fiddler crab (Uca crenulata) waving its major claw at another crab, part of a courtship display, Southern California, USA, June.  -  John Chan
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John Chan / Crenulated fiddler crab (Uca crenulata) waving its major claw at another crab, part of a courtship display, Southern California, USA, June.
Common grackle pair (Quiscalus quiscula) in courtship display. Wakodahatchee Wetlands, Florida, USA, April.  -  John Shaw
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John Shaw / Common grackle pair (Quiscalus quiscula) in courtship display. Wakodahatchee Wetlands, Florida, USA, April.
Great frigatebird (Phaethon aethereus) male at nest site, with gular sac inflated to attract females. Genovesa Island, Galapagos, May.  -  John Shaw
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John Shaw / Great frigatebird (Phaethon aethereus) male at nest site, with gular sac inflated to attract females. Genovesa Island, Galapagos, May.
Western Grebe (Aechmorphus occidentalis), pair during 'rushing' courtship display in which they run across water's surface in synchrony, near Escondido, California, USA, January.  -  Marie  Read
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Marie Read / Western Grebe (Aechmorphus occidentalis), pair during 'rushing' courtship display in which they run across water's surface in synchrony, near Escondido, California, USA, January.
Sarus crane (Grus antigone), male displaying, Keoladeo NP, Bharatpur, India  -  Bernard Castelein
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Bernard Castelein / Sarus crane (Grus antigone), male displaying, Keoladeo NP, Bharatpur, India
White stork (Ciconia ciconia) pair performing an up-down display with bill clattering on their nest in an Oak tree, Knepp estate, Sussex, UK, April 2019. This is the first recorded instance of White s...  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / White stork (Ciconia ciconia) pair performing an up-down display with bill clattering on their nest in an Oak tree, Knepp estate, Sussex, UK, April 2019. This is the first recorded instance of White s...
Cameratrap video of a male Superb lyrebird (Menura novaehollandiae) courting female on display mound, Australia, July.  -  David Gallan
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David Gallan / Cameratrap video of a male Superb lyrebird (Menura novaehollandiae) courting female on display mound, Australia, July.
Male Satin bowerbird (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus) courting female on suburban street verge, bower filled with blue plastic, Australia, October 2018.  -  David Gallan
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David Gallan / Male Satin bowerbird (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus) courting female on suburban street verge, bower filled with blue plastic, Australia, October 2018.
Mandarin duck drake (Aix galericulata) on the water, showing orange 'sail' feathers which are used when displaying, Southwest London, UK, March.  -  Russell Cooper
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Russell Cooper / Mandarin duck drake (Aix galericulata) on the water, showing orange 'sail' feathers which are used when displaying, Southwest London, UK, March.
Pair of Marsh fritillary butterflies (Euphydryas aurinia) courting on a Buttercup (Ranunculus), Devon, England, UK, June.  -  Michael Hutchinson
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Michael Hutchinson / Pair of Marsh fritillary butterflies (Euphydryas aurinia) courting on a Buttercup (Ranunculus), Devon, England, UK, June.
Pair of Marsh fritillary butterflies (Euphydryas aurinia) courting on a Buttercup (Ranunculus), Devon, England, UK, June.  -  Michael Hutchinson
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Michael Hutchinson / Pair of Marsh fritillary butterflies (Euphydryas aurinia) courting on a Buttercup (Ranunculus), Devon, England, UK, June.
Elegant terns (Thalasseus elegans) courting, Southern California, USA, March.  -  John Chan
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John Chan / Elegant terns (Thalasseus elegans) courting, Southern California, USA, March.
Tracking shot of a male Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) displaying to an unreceptive female, Barcelona, Spain, May.  -  David Perpinan
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David Perpinan / Tracking shot of a male Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) displaying to an unreceptive female, Barcelona, Spain, May.
Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii), pair in courtship display. Punta Pitt, San Cristobal Island, Galapagos. April 2017.  -  Tui De Roy
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Tui De Roy / Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii), pair in courtship display. Punta Pitt, San Cristobal Island, Galapagos. April 2017.
Pair of Waved albatrosses (Phoebastria irrorata) displaying, tapping beaks,  Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.  -  Sandesh  Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Pair of Waved albatrosses (Phoebastria irrorata) displaying, tapping beaks, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.
Andean cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola peruvianus), male displaying at lek in tree. Manu Biosphere Reserve, Amazonia, Peru.  -  Nick Garbutt
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Nick Garbutt / Andean cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola peruvianus), male displaying at lek in tree. Manu Biosphere Reserve, Amazonia, Peru.
Pair of European nuthatches (Sitta europaea) mating, Bavaria, Germany, April.  -  Konrad  Wothe
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Konrad Wothe / Pair of European nuthatches (Sitta europaea) mating, Bavaria, Germany, April.
Black Grouse (Tetrao tetrix) males fighting at lek in the snow, Tver, Russia. April  -  Sergey  Gorshkov
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Sergey Gorshkov / Black Grouse (Tetrao tetrix) males fighting at lek in the snow, Tver, Russia. April
Male Shoveler (Anas clypeata) chasing other males away from his mate, Greyale RSPB Reserve, Somerset Levels, England, UK, February.  -  John Waters
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John Waters / Male Shoveler (Anas clypeata) chasing other males away from his mate, Greyale RSPB Reserve, Somerset Levels, England, UK, February.
Kottigehar dancing frog (Micrixalus kottigeharensis) male calling  and displaying to attract female by waving foot, Agumbe, Western Ghats, India.  -  Yashpal Rathore
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Yashpal Rathore / Kottigehar dancing frog (Micrixalus kottigeharensis) male calling and displaying to attract female by waving foot, Agumbe, Western Ghats, India.
Kottigehar dancing frog (Micrixalus kottigeharensis) male calling  and displaying to attract female by waving foot, Agumbe, Western Ghats, India.  -  Yashpal Rathore
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Yashpal Rathore / Kottigehar dancing frog (Micrixalus kottigeharensis) male calling and displaying to attract female by waving foot, Agumbe, Western Ghats, India.
Waved albatross (Phoebastria irrorata) pair in courtship display at nest site, Punta Suarez, Espanola Island, Galapagos  -  Tui De Roy
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Tui De Roy / Waved albatross (Phoebastria irrorata) pair in courtship display at nest site, Punta Suarez, Espanola Island, Galapagos
Atlantic yellow-nosed albatross (Thalassarche chlororhynchos) courtship display sequence. Gough Island, Gough and Inaccessible Islands UNESCO World Heritage Site, South Atlantic.  -  Tui De Roy
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Tui De Roy / Atlantic yellow-nosed albatross (Thalassarche chlororhynchos) courtship display sequence. Gough Island, Gough and Inaccessible Islands UNESCO World Heritage Site, South Atlantic.
Fireflies (Luciola parvula himebotaru) flashing at night for courtship and reproduction.  Gifu, Japan. Composite image  -  Tony Wu
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Tony Wu / Fireflies (Luciola parvula himebotaru) flashing at night for courtship and reproduction. Gifu, Japan. Composite image
Kori bustard (Ardeotis kori) male courtship display, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Northern Cape, South Africa.  -  Ann  & Steve Toon
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Ann & Steve Toon / Kori bustard (Ardeotis kori) male courtship display, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Northern Cape, South Africa.
Wandering albatross (Diomedea exulans) displaying to bird flying overhead on Albatross Island, South Georgia, January  -  David Tipling
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David Tipling / Wandering albatross (Diomedea exulans) displaying to bird flying overhead on Albatross Island, South Georgia, January
Wandering albatross (Diomedea exulans) pair displaying at dusk in ritual bonding behaviour, Albatross Island in Bay of Isles, South Georgia January  -  David Tipling
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David Tipling / Wandering albatross (Diomedea exulans) pair displaying at dusk in ritual bonding behaviour, Albatross Island in Bay of Isles, South Georgia January
Japanese / Red-crowned crane (Grus japonicus) two calling and dancing, part of bonding and courtship display, Hokkaido Japan February  -  Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Japanese / Red-crowned crane (Grus japonicus) two calling and dancing, part of bonding and courtship display, Hokkaido Japan February
Pair of Great crested grebes (Podiceps cristatus) courting, Cardiff, Wales, UK, March.  -  Andy Rouse
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Andy Rouse / Pair of Great crested grebes (Podiceps cristatus) courting, Cardiff, Wales, UK, March.
Pair of Great crested grebes (Podiceps cristatus) courting, Cardiff, Wales, UK, March.  -  Andy Rouse
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Andy Rouse / Pair of Great crested grebes (Podiceps cristatus) courting, Cardiff, Wales, UK, March.
Great crested grebes (Podiceps cristatus) pair in courtship 'weed dance' in morning light, Wales, UK, February.  -  Andy  Rouse
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Andy Rouse / Great crested grebes (Podiceps cristatus) pair in courtship 'weed dance' in morning light, Wales, UK, February.
Group of Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus) displaying on a beach, Gypsy Cove, Stanley, Falkland Islands.  -  Fred  Olivier
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Fred Olivier / Group of Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus) displaying on a beach, Gypsy Cove, Stanley, Falkland Islands.
Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus) displaying on a beach, Gypsy Cove, Stanley, Falkland Islands.  -  Fred  Olivier
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Fred Olivier / Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus) displaying on a beach, Gypsy Cove, Stanley, Falkland Islands.
Pair of Black browed albatrosses (Thalassarche melanophris) display bonding, touching beaks, New Island, Falkland Islands.  -  Fred  Olivier
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Fred Olivier / Pair of Black browed albatrosses (Thalassarche melanophris) display bonding, touching beaks, New Island, Falkland Islands.
Pair of Blue footed boobies (Sula nebouxii) courting, with the male picking up and offering grass, Isla Lobos de Terra, Peru.  -  Fred  Olivier
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Fred Olivier / Pair of Blue footed boobies (Sula nebouxii) courting, with the male picking up and offering grass, Isla Lobos de Terra, Peru.
Pintailed whydah (Vidua macroura)  male displaying to female, Masai Mara, Kenya.  -  Lou Coetzer
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Lou Coetzer / Pintailed whydah (Vidua macroura) male displaying to female, Masai Mara, Kenya.
Montezuma oropendola (Psarocolius montezuma) hanging upside down as part of a courtship display. Costa Rica.  -  Bence  Mate
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Bence Mate / Montezuma oropendola (Psarocolius montezuma) hanging upside down as part of a courtship display. Costa Rica.
Japanese cranes (Grus japonensis) in courtship dance,  Hokkaido Japan, March.  -  Wim van den Heever
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Wim van den Heever / Japanese cranes (Grus japonensis) in courtship dance, Hokkaido Japan, March.
Japanese crane (Grus japonensis) jumping in the air, Hokkaido, Japan, March.  -  Wim van den Heever
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Wim van den Heever / Japanese crane (Grus japonensis) jumping in the air, Hokkaido, Japan, March.
Pair of Gentoo penguins (Pygoscelis papua) courting and attempting to mate, Neko Harbour, Andvord Bay, Graham Land, Antarctica.  -  Peter Bassett
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Peter Bassett / Pair of Gentoo penguins (Pygoscelis papua) courting and attempting to mate, Neko Harbour, Andvord Bay, Graham Land, Antarctica.
Male Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) shifting position on a beach, surrounded by females, almost crushing a pup, Gold Harbour, South Georgia.Gold Harbour, South Georgia.  -  Peter Bassett
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Peter Bassett / Male Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) shifting position on a beach, surrounded by females, almost crushing a pup, Gold Harbour, South Georgia.Gold Harbour, South Georgia.
Greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) male displaying on a lek in snow, Sublette County, Wyoming, USA. April.  -  Gerrit  Vyn
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Gerrit Vyn / Greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) male displaying on a lek in snow, Sublette County, Wyoming, USA. April.
Ruffed grouse (Bonasa umbellus) displaying neck "ruff". The ruff is most often displayed once a female is present. Okanogan County, Washington. April.  -  Gerrit  Vyn
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Gerrit Vyn / Ruffed grouse (Bonasa umbellus) displaying neck "ruff". The ruff is most often displayed once a female is present. Okanogan County, Washington. April.
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