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Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus)

Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena)

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Length (cm):
46-51
40-50
Wingspan (cm):
85-90
40-50
Weight (gram):
568-813
692-925
Size group:
Crow-size
Crow-size

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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.

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Distribution:

IUCN Redlist Map

Ecology:

Birdlife ecology

Links:

Observation.org Latest observations

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Image search Flickr NB! May give other species

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

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:

IUCN Redlist Map

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

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