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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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