The Black-necked grebe Bird known in North America as the eared grebe, is a member of the grebe family of water birds. It was described in 1831 by Christian Ludwig Brehm.
Black-necked grebe Bird Facts:
Size: 30 cm
Voice: Calls includes trills and whistles when breeding
Range: Scare, very local breeding resident: Parts of NW, NE India. Wanders more widely in winter, but rare except in Pakistan
Habitat: Well-vegetated wetlands; the coast in winter. Wanders more widely in the north in winter.
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Small grebe with upturned bill, short uptilted tail and fluffy rear end. Breeding adult has blackish upperparts and rusty-red underparts. Head and neck black with golden yellow feathers on cheeks Non-breeding adult has dark upperparts, light, greyish-white belly and dirty grey neck; white crescent near ear. Sexes alike. Juvenile plumage buff-grey with white chin. Gregarious in nesting season; participates in elaborate courtship display.
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