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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Aves > Podicipediformes > Podicipedidae
Names in different Languages
|French||Grèbe à bec bigarré|
|Spanish||Zampullín de pico grueso|
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 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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Number of times a species has been observed, identified, and recorded. A species is reported only once per visit to a park.
Photos of Pied-billed Grebe
Videos of Pied-billed Grebe
Pied billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps) - Feeding Hatchlings
Recorded: 2019-07-07 - Published: 2019-07-08 - Duration: [00:35]
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