Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena)

Appearance:

General characters; differs from Slavonian Grebe in longer bill (which makes the head look longer), greyish cheeks and thicker neck. Summer; light grey throat and cheeks with contrasting black cap and chestnut neck. Winter; differs from Great Crested Grebe in lacking white area above eyes and having a dark bill with yellow base.

Sound:

Most vocal at breeding ground. Wide repertoire of harsh, raucous and wailing sounds.

Display:

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Distribution:

Wikipedia: map (se also Xeno-canto below)

Ecology:

Birdlife ecology

Links:

Observation.org Latest observations

Video IBC

Image search Flickr NB! May give other species

Sound search at Xeno-canto

Featherbase

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Sounds:Recorded by Fraser Simpson,http://www.xeno-canto.org ,CC license

Facts:
Length (cm):
40-50
Wingspan (cm):
40-50
Weight (gram):
692-925
Size group:
Crow-size
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Loons/grebes
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