courtship display

noun
a stereotyped pattern of behavior in animals that functions to attract and arouse a prospective mate.

Origin:
1920–25

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Males engage in a flight courtship display to impress the females, and a
  monogamous pair bond is formed.
If you visit the park during spring, look for the courtship display of the sage
  grouse in the sagebrush community.
The males exhibit a unique aerial courtship display each evening in late winter
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During the courtship display, one to four birds may soar together.
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