Clark's Grebe

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Clark's Grebe

Aechmophorus clarkii
  • ORDER: Podicipediformes
  • FAMILY: Podicipedidae
Basic Description

A white-faced version of the Western Grebe, the Clark's Grebe formerly was thought to be the same species. Differences in face and bill color keep the two grebes from interbreeding.

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Other Names
  • Achichilique de Clark (Spanish)
  • Grèbe à face blanche (French)