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October 1, 2017 – Great Grebe (Podiceps major)

These large grebes are found in parts of Peru, Paraguay, Brazil, Argentina, and Chile, as well as on the Falkland, South Georgia, and South Sandwich Islands. 45 more words


Early Fall Visit to Crex Meadows

Yesterday we drove up to Crex Meadows to check out the bird activity. Normally the Crex Meadows web site provides a summary of bird activity but the staff has been cut from five to two and they don’t always have the time to update the report. 168 more words

Bird Photography

AUSTRALASIAN GREBE (Tachybaptus novaehollandiae)

I often see Grebes in the centre of the Maribyrnong River near my home.  I might add, this river is fairly wide so I need the birds to swim over to my side of the river to be easily identified. 254 more words


Shy Grebes

Great crested grebes are reasonably common in the UK, but not usually as numerously evident as the ubiquitous mallards, coots and moorhens. So it was refreshing to come across a large group of around 30 of these birds at the nature reserve on the Dranse estuary near Thonon-les-Bains on the southern shores of Lac Leman (Lake Geneva). 85 more words

Natural World

Pochards and Grebes

After last week’s update on the grebes it’s worth mentioning the ongoing positive story of the Pochards. 140 more words


GREBE Case Studies Report on Awareness and Understanding of Funding Supports

The GREBE Project has published a report based on case studies on the awareness and understanding of funding for renewable energy businesses.  The report can be downloaded from the GREBE Website… 234 more words

Change of Scene

The past weeks have seen me on a journey of the mind, body and spirit. One journey has been a physical one. I have long yearned to visit Ireland, and previous visits have been short and never far out of Dublin or Belfast. 711 more words