Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
A small, brown bird seen in freshwater wetlands on ponds with vegetation and feeds on small fishes, crustaceans and insects and migrates South when water surface freezes.
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How to Identify
The bird is generally brown to dark grey and has a light grey short but strong beak with a black ring during the breeding season.
Where and When to Spot
During spring, summer and autumn in ponds diving for food or hidden within the vegetation. I have seen this species in different parks with a larger pond.
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Where and when a species has been observed, identified, and recorded.