Merlin

Western Grebe Identification

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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: 40.1-64.4 oz (1138-1826 g)
    • Wingspan: 22.8-25.2 in (58-64 cm)