Least Grebe Identification

Adult Description

  • Small waterbird.
  • Sooty-colored head and body.
  • Thin, dark bill.
  • Yellow eyes.

Immature Description

Bill is pale. Eyes brown, turning whitish as it gets older. Head has white stripes, gradually darkening. Throat white.
Relative Size

Relative Sizebetween robin and crowbetween robin and crow
Measurements
  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 8.7-10.6 in (22-27 cm)
    • Weight: 2.9-6.4 oz (81-182 g)