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Sharp-tailed Grouse courtship dance

© neil fisher

"Countless male sharp-tailed grouse rapidly stamping their feet and rattling their tail feathers while spinning in circles all in an effort to win courtship rights. The noise created when dancing is a combination of stamping their feet 20 times per second and a very distinct 'cooing' call."