Adult Little Grebe

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Colouring Dark body, rufous tail, yellow on bill
Voice High, loud, rapid trill
Feeds on Small fish, aquatic insects and molluscs
Flight Flies little, usually low
Nesting Semi-Floating
Social Small Flocks
Adult Little Grebe
Adult Little Grebe
Page Last Updated 5/6/2018 3:30:00 AM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Secure
Order Podicipediformes
Family Podicipedidae
Species Tachybaptus ruficollis
Category Grebes
StdName Little Grebe
Vital Statistics
Length 25 to 29 cms
Weight 100 to 120 gms
Wingspan 40 to 45 cms
Lifespan 10 to 15 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Little Grebe (Species=Tachybaptus ruficollis / Standard Name=Little Grebe)