There were a few of
these Western Grebes at Bear River who were
snugly tucked and bobbing around just
like corks, buffeted by every wave and breeze. These
two would nonchalantly bounce off one another
about every 20 seconds and then periodically
another male would try to bump his way into their water
space and the attending male
would bump him back out again (all in slow motion.) No aggression
bumping with the
head still tucked.
Here's one of the intruders trying to sneak his way next
to the twosome.
It was fun to watch and kind of
bizarre. I was
they were puffed up with air to make them move so much like