red-necked grebe


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Noun1.red-necked grebe - large stocky grebe of circumpolar regions having a dark neck
grebe - small compact-bodied almost completely aquatic bird that builds floating nests; similar to loons but smaller and with lobate rather than webbed feet
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| The Menai Strait's Red-necked Grebe reappeared off Bangor Pier on Sunday, while Great Northern Divers were off both Orme headlands and a Little Gull was off Rhos Point in the weekend's storms.
A western grebe plied Chicago and Evanston waters in November, with harlequin duck, red-throated loon and red-necked grebe also making waves.
Nearby, the red-necked grebe remains at RSPB Valley Lakes and rose-coloured starling at Holyhead, while a couple of Slavonian grebes and five Med gulls were at Penrhos Coastal Park.
The lake is also the only nesting site in Slovenia for the red-necked grebe, the redshank and the ferruginous duck as well as a breeding place for the corncrake.
I was happy to read that every time the scientist mentioned in the article on the red-necked grebe ["Helldiver," June/July 1999] handles one of the birds for tagging, she gets pooped on by the bird.
Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena).--This species, rare throughout the Chicago region, has been sighted twice at the Grand Calumet Lagoons: once in November 1993 and again in November 1995.
Bangor Pier has been the centre of attention for birdwatchers in North Wales for the last fortnight, as a Red-necked Grebe fished regularly just yards from the Victorian structure.
A RED-NECKED grebe found at RSPB Valley Lakes has been the topic of much debate this week after local birder Chris Jones pondered whether it might be of the North American race, holboelli.
Yesterday in Dunkirk Harbor, the year's first red-necked grebe appeared, northbound and resplendent in the rusty red neck, bright white throat, and striking yellow bill of its breeding dress.
Just when scientists think they understand the red-necked grebe, they discover something surprising about the water bird's behavior
A Red-necked Grebe was off Criccieth last week, with a Slavonian Grebe off Harlech seafront.