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Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus)

Appearance:

Unmistakable in summer plumage with black crest, and black and chestnut tippets. Paler coloured (pinkish) bill than other grebes (also in winter). Gives a slender and more elegant impression. Swims with body low and a stretched slender neck, or with head rested on back. Winter; very pale. Pale, pinkish bill. White area above lores. Front of neck white. Shows white lesser- and median coverts in flight together with white wing-bar.

Sound:

Laughing sequences with nasal grunts, a rolling nasal "treaa" and bill-clattering.

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 Hannu Jännes,http://www.xeno-canto.org ,CC license

Facts:
Length (cm):
46-51
Wingspan (cm):
85-90
Weight (gram):
568-813
Size group:
Crow-size
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Silhouette Group:
Loons/grebes
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