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Least Grebe


IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

The smallest grebe in the Americas, the Least Grebe inhabits both temporary and permanent wetlands from south Texas to Argentina. Easily overlooked because of its size, coloration, and habits, it remains the most poorly understood of North American grebes.


  • Trill
  • Call
  • Call
  • Call
  • Call
  • Chick call
  • Courtesy of Macaulay Library
    © Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Call is a loud, ringing, nasal single-syllable note. Also an extended trill.

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