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Horned Grebe Hairdo

Dear Friends, this Horned Grebe was found on a very windy day on Phantom Lake in Crex Meadows. A pair of birds were present but this one came very near the shore allowing me a closeup of his beautiful red eye and wild feathers.   38 more words


Glass in the Ocean

At first I thought that this was a Western Grebe because of the white on the neck, but Western Grebes have shorter yellow beaks. Instead, I think this is Non-breeding… 14 more words


May 27, 2015 at 12:29AM

Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus) catching midges by sdflickr2

Taken at Thornton Reservoir, Thornton, Leicestershire.
The sun came out after lunch so went to one of my local patches.

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Animals | Eared Grebe

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Powder puff rear end...

As many of you may know by now, the Little Grebe is a frustrating subject for my novice photographic talent. I call them affectionately my “Kiss my arse” birds, meaning “ 570 more words


May 13, 2015 at 12:43PM

Eared Grebe by mobull_98

Mirror mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all?

Keep clear of that beak...

On the bank holiday Monday, while Jen was preparing for a debate, I went down to the Avalon Marshes in Somerset for a birding trip. Despite the disappearance of a rare bird I’d hoped to see, it was a great trip, because of the richness and diversity of the wildlife there. 367 more words