The riflebirds’ main breeding season is nearing its end, but it is peak time for the immature males to hone their dancing skills.
They display not only from the main perch near the cabin,
but on just about any suitable branch or post. This one is on a stump less than 2 metres from our computer, just outside the window:
that one on the other side of the house:
They are quite enthusiastic and energetic:
Sometimes more than 2 males display to each other:
The young males are quite impressive, but nothing beats the elegance of a mature male: