Slideshow: Unique birds of North America by Stan Tekiela

Western Grebe
Western Grebe weed dance. Photo by Stan Tekiela

“In a weed dance, a courting pair dives and comes back to the surface with small bunches of weeds in their bills,” Stan writes. “The partners swim toward each other with erect postures, raised crests on their heads, and weeds drooping from their bills.”