pied-billed grebe

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pied-billed grebe

 (pīd′bĭld′)
n.
A small brown diving bird (Podilymbus podiceps) with a short heavy bill that inhabits freshwater ponds and marshes and is widespread throughout the Americas.
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Noun1.pied-billed grebe - American grebe having a black-banded whitish billpied-billed grebe - American grebe having a black-banded whitish bill
grebe - small compact-bodied almost completely aquatic bird that builds floating nests; similar to loons but smaller and with lobate rather than webbed feet
genus Podilymbus, Podilymbus - a genus of Podicipedidae
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The 2010 totals included 799 wood ducks, 198 mallards, 76 American green winged teal, 21 blue winged teal, 7 black ducks, 2 hooded mergansers, 1 American wigeon, 1 American coot, 6 soras, 2 Virginia rails, 1 pied billed grebe and 44 recaptures.