There were three birds, very active and very vocal. The female was watching two males in a very aggressive altercation. It involved an intermittent chase over a large area with occasional frontal ‘attacks’. I presume it was either a territorial battle or a fight for the female. - Amar
Taxonomic Notes :
Gender agreement follows:
David, N. & Gosselin, M. (2002) Gender agreement of avian species names. - Bull. Brit. Orn. Cl., 122: 14-49.
David, N. & Gosselin, M. (2002) The grammatical gender of avian genera. - Bull. Brit. Orn. Cl., 122: 257-282.