Red-necked Grebe

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Red-necked Grebe

Podiceps grisegena
  • ORDER: Podicipediformes
  • FAMILY: Podicipedidae
Basic Description

The Red-necked Grebe breeds on small inland lakes in Canada and Alaska, and winters along both coasts of North America. Boldly marked, vocal, and aggressive during the breeding season, it is quiet and subtly attired in winter.

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Other Names
  • Somormujo Cuellirrojo (Spanish)
  • Grèbe jougris (French)
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