Western Grebe Identification

Adult Description

  • Medium-sized waterbird.
  • Black back and face.
  • White neck and underside.
  • Long neck.
  • Long, thin bill.

Immature Description

Similar to adult.
Relative Size

Relative Sizecrow sizedcrow-sized
Measurements
  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 21.6-29.5 in (55-75 cm)
    • Weight: 28.2-63.5 oz (800-1800 g)
    • Wingspan: 31.1-33.9 in (79-86 cm)