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Red-necked Grebe


IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

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.


During the breeding season, most common vocalization is a long series of whinnies, chitters, honks, and brays. Also issues rattles, hisses, and purrs. Alarm call is a sharp tick.

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