3D motion capture in the study of courtship displays

In our paper “Deciphering choreographies of elaborate courtship displays of golden-collared manakins using markerless motion capture” published in Ethology (2021), we describe a method to record elaborate courtship dances recorded in the 3 dimensional space. Not only did we take…

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Females ring doves prefer long courtship but low frequency calls

What female doves respond to during courtship

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Manakins adapt their courtship display to environmental disruptions

Males use motor sequence learning to modify their display when the physical structure of the court is altered

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Review paper on multimodal courtship displays

Why are many courtship displays so complex?

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Courtship learning in bowerbirds

Do Australian spotted bowerbirds learn aspects of their courtship display from other males?

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