This water ballet consists first of wagging his tail; next, dipping his bill and flicking water by the quick upward movement of his head, creating a showy stream of water droplets. If the two are so inclined, the intensity of the dance will increase, and then drake apparently will have found success.
CitationDon Desjardin, IBC1177296. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1177296.
Don Desjardin, IBC1177296. Video of Mallard Anas platyrhynchos at Ventura County, USA (United States). Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1177296.
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