Birds look to wearing weed like face masks by Ciro De Simone (4 images)

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These grebes appear to be wearing belly dancers' veils as they perform their annual mating ritual. The two birds begin the dance face-to-face, each with green algae hanging from their beaks, as a romantic gift for the other.

Both the male and female grebe then move around the water, as if dancing with each other in what is the species' yearly mating ritual. Amateur photographer Ciro De Simone captured the stunning images of their routine on the Sele River in the Campania region...
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