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Andean cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola peruvianus), male displaying at lek in tree. Manu
Andean cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola peruvianus), male displaying at lek in tree. Manu
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Atlantic Puffins (Fratercula arctica) bill rubbing, Skomer Island, Wales, UK, April
Atlantic Puffins (Fratercula arctica) bill rubbing, Skomer Island, Wales, UK, April
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Male Sage Grouse {Centrocercus urphasianus} courtship display, Baggs, Wyoming, USA
Male Sage Grouse {Centrocercus urphasianus} courtship display, Baggs, Wyoming, USA
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Japanese crane (Grus japonensis) displaying, wings in heart shape, Hokkiado, Japan
Japanese crane (Grus japonensis) displaying, wings in heart shape, Hokkiado, Japan
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Mountain hares (Lepus timidus) boxing in snow, Scotland, UK, December
Mountain hares (Lepus timidus) boxing in snow, Scotland, UK, December
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Australasian crested grebe pair (Podiceps cristatus australis) in courtship display
Australasian crested grebe pair (Podiceps cristatus australis) in courtship display
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Grayling (Thymallus) migrating to spawning in the Temnik River, Lake Baikal
Grayling (Thymallus) migrating to spawning in the Temnik River, Lake Baikal
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European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster) pair, male passing Dragonfly prey to female
European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster) pair, male passing Dragonfly prey to female
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Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) pair performing courtship displaying at dawn
Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) pair performing courtship displaying at dawn
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Atlantic Puffins (Fratercula arctica) pair bill rubbing, part of ritual courtship
Atlantic Puffins (Fratercula arctica) pair bill rubbing, part of ritual courtship
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Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) pair nuzzling. London, UK. February
Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) pair nuzzling. London, UK. February
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Bilingual frog (Crinia bilingua) adult male calling, Adelaide River, Northern Territory
Bilingual frog (Crinia bilingua) adult male calling, Adelaide River, Northern Territory
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Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) pair performing courtship displaying at dawn Featured Print

Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) pair performing courtship displaying at dawn

Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) pair performing courtship displaying at dawn, backlit and surrounded by mist, Cheshire, UK, April. Highly honoured in the Birds Category of Nature's Best Windland Smith Rice International Awards Photography Competition 2013

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Stag beetle (Lucanus cervus) males fighting at dusk in oak wood, the Netherlands, June
Stag beetle (Lucanus cervus) males fighting at dusk in oak wood, the Netherlands, June
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Two Black-browed albatross (Thalassarche melanophris) rub their bills together - part of
Two Black-browed albatross (Thalassarche melanophris) rub their bills together - part of
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Aerial view of Lesser flamingos (Phoeniconaias minor), mating display Lake Magadi
Aerial view of Lesser flamingos (Phoeniconaias minor), mating display Lake Magadi
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Male Black grouse (Tetrao / Lyrurus tetrix) in flight. Kuusamo, Finland, April
Male Black grouse (Tetrao / Lyrurus tetrix) in flight. Kuusamo, Finland, April
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Boat-tailed grackle pair (Quiscalus major) in courtship display
Boat-tailed grackle pair (Quiscalus major) in courtship display
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Elk (Cervus canadensis) bull and cw sniffing noses, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
Elk (Cervus canadensis) bull and cw sniffing noses, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
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Rocky mountain elk (Cervus elaphus nelsoni) bull bugling during rut
Rocky mountain elk (Cervus elaphus nelsoni) bull bugling during rut
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Arctic tern (Sterna paradisaea) pair mating, on rocks on beach. Hailuoto, Finland. May
Arctic tern (Sterna paradisaea) pair mating, on rocks on beach. Hailuoto, Finland. May
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Red deer (Cervus elaphus) stags fighting during the rutting season, Bushy Park, London
Red deer (Cervus elaphus) stags fighting during the rutting season, Bushy Park, London
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White-lipped deer (Cervus albirostris) walking on the Tibetan plateau, Serxu
White-lipped deer (Cervus albirostris) walking on the Tibetan plateau, Serxu
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Lawes's parotia (Parotia lawesii) male displaying. Papua New Guinea
Lawes's parotia (Parotia lawesii) male displaying. Papua New Guinea
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Clearfin lionfish (Pterois radiata) mating. The female (left
Clearfin lionfish (Pterois radiata) mating. The female (left
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Clearfin lionfish (Pterois radiata) mating. The female (left Featured Print

Clearfin lionfish (Pterois radiata) mating. The female (left

Clearfin lionfish (Pterois radiata) mating. The female (left) has just released a raft of eggs, which is visible between her tail and the red face of the male. Taken around dusk, during the summer in the Red Sea. Sha'ab Abu Nuhas, Egypt

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Actinopterygii, Africa, Animal, Animal Behaviour, Animalia, Behaviour, Behavioural, Bony Fish, Clearfin Lionfish, Clearfin Turkeyfish, Egg Laying, Egypt, Fish, Lays, Lionfish, Marine, Mating Behaviour, North Africa, Northern Africa, Osteichthyes, Pterois, Pterois Radiata, Pteropterus Radiata, Radial Firefish, Ray Finned Fish, Red Sea, Reproduction, Saltwater, Scorpaenidae, Scorpaeniformes, Scorpionfish, Scorpionfishes, Sea, Spawning, Tailbar Lionfish, Tropical, Underwater, Vertebrate, Water, White Lined Lionfish, Whitefin Lionfish, Wildlife

Pair of Rock beauty angelfish (Holacanthus tricolor) spawning at dusk
Pair of Rock beauty angelfish (Holacanthus tricolor) spawning at dusk
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Red Bird-of-Paradise (Paradisaea rubra) male performing practice display at tree-top lek
Red Bird-of-Paradise (Paradisaea rubra) male performing practice display at tree-top lek
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Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii) courting pair, South coast, Santa Cruz Island
Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii) courting pair, South coast, Santa Cruz Island
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Clarks grebes (Aechmophorus clarkii) courting pair performing the Weed Ceremony'
Clarks grebes (Aechmophorus clarkii) courting pair performing the Weed Ceremony'
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White stork (Ciconia ciconia) pair mating on their nest at sunset, Knepp estate, Sussex
White stork (Ciconia ciconia) pair mating on their nest at sunset, Knepp estate, Sussex
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Nazca booby (Sula granti), pair billing. Genovesa Island, Galapagos. May 2015
Nazca booby (Sula granti), pair billing. Genovesa Island, Galapagos. May 2015
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Great bowerbird (Chlamydera nuchalis), male showing off treasures whilst female inspects
Great bowerbird (Chlamydera nuchalis), male showing off treasures whilst female inspects
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Andean cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola peruvianus), two males perched in tree at lek in
Andean cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola peruvianus), two males perched in tree at lek in
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Wood pigeon (Columba palumbus) pair preening one another, The Netherlands
Wood pigeon (Columba palumbus) pair preening one another, The Netherlands
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Red deer (Cervus elaphus) stags fighting during rut, Richmond Park, London, England
Red deer (Cervus elaphus) stags fighting during rut, Richmond Park, London, England
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Red deer (Cervus elaphus) stag bellowing during rut, at night with full moon, Derbyshire
Red deer (Cervus elaphus) stag bellowing during rut, at night with full moon, Derbyshire
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Red deer (Cervus elaphus) stag bellowing in mist at sunrise, rutting season, Bushy Park
Red deer (Cervus elaphus) stag bellowing in mist at sunrise, rutting season, Bushy Park
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Pair of Rock beauty angelfish (Holacanthus tricolor) spawning at dusk Featured Print

Pair of Rock beauty angelfish (Holacanthus tricolor) spawning at dusk

Pair of Rock beauty angelfish (Holacanthus tricolor) spawning at dusk. The larger male rubs against the flank of the female during the spawning rise. George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies. Caribbean Sea

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Red deer (Cervus elaphus) stag thrashing bracken, rutting season, Bushy Park, London
Red deer (Cervus elaphus) stag thrashing bracken, rutting season, Bushy Park, London
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A female (in front) and male Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka
A female (in front) and male Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka
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Red deer (Cervus elaphus) stag roaring at dusk during rutting season, Cheshire, UK
Red deer (Cervus elaphus) stag roaring at dusk during rutting season, Cheshire, UK
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Guianan Cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola rupicola), during courtship display, Guianan Shield
Guianan Cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola rupicola), during courtship display, Guianan Shield
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Great frigatebird (Fregata minor) male displaying inflated gular sac, Galapagos, Ecuador
Great frigatebird (Fregata minor) male displaying inflated gular sac, Galapagos, Ecuador
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Lady Amhersts pheasant (Chrysolophus amherstiae) male displaying, Kanding, Sichuan, China
Lady Amhersts pheasant (Chrysolophus amherstiae) male displaying, Kanding, Sichuan, China
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Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) engaged in courtship, with the male hovering
Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) engaged in courtship, with the male hovering
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Ruff (Philomachus pugnax) males displaying and fighting each other at a lek, Finland
Ruff (Philomachus pugnax) males displaying and fighting each other at a lek, Finland
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Mandarin duck (Aix galericulata) pair mating on lake. Shanghai Zoo, China
Mandarin duck (Aix galericulata) pair mating on lake. Shanghai Zoo, China
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Wood pigeons (Columba palumbus) male and female during courtship preening display
Wood pigeons (Columba palumbus) male and female during courtship preening display
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Mandarin duck drake (Aix galericulata) on the water, showing orange sail'
Mandarin duck drake (Aix galericulata) on the water, showing orange sail'
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Black-necked stilts (Himantopus mexicanus) pair performing post-copulatory display
Black-necked stilts (Himantopus mexicanus) pair performing post-copulatory display
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