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Grebes

Early Tuesday morning at Spring Canyon, in one of the smaller ponds, there were a couple of Grebes. One was a Pied-billed Grebe, which can be seen year round in Hutchinson County and the other, smaller one, was an Eared Grebe, which are Spring and Fall migrants. 12 more words

Birds

Keeping an Eye on rare grebes

If you speed along the M6 over the Thelwall viaduct – which crosses the Manchester Ship Canal and the river Mersey – you could easily miss the fact that you are within a stone’s throw of a lovely nature reserve which hosts a colony of one of Britain’s rarest breeding birds, the Black-necked Grebe. 535 more words

Birds

Relaxing With Feet Up

This weeks pic brought to you by the Australian waterbird the great crested grebe. Award winning photograph by Shelly Pearson

Plants And Animals

Grebes on a sunny afternoon

When I reported from Heslington lake a couple of weeks back, there were a couple of pairs of Great-crested Grebe now on the nest. Now, the first chicks have hatched, they are out of the nest, and rafting with their parents. 604 more words

Birds

Pied-billed Grebes FISHING ... CLOSE UP

I don’t think I could pick a favorite bird, but this diminutive predator–bobbing up in the water, juggling a fish into position and scarfing it down whole–would have to be in the top ten. 31 more words

A Walk in The Garden of England

Sun shining, I drove to Sevenoaks in Kent to explore the huge Wildlife Trust nature reserve there. I’d never been, and as it was the last day of the Easter break, I thought I should go somewhere I wouldn’t normally go. 936 more words

Nature

This Week at Lake Meredith

I’m seeing lots of migrants through Hutchinson Co., now, and some summer birds have arrived as well. Virginia Rails and Soras can be heard almost daily in the marshes below the dam in Spring Canyon. 88 more words

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