Clark's Grebe - Aechmophorus clarkii

Length 1.8-2.4 ft (55.9-73.7 cm)
Weight 3.1 lb (1406.1 g)
Clutch Size 3-4
Chicks at birth Precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Clark's Grebe breeds in northern U.S. from the Great Plains to the west coast and winters along western U.S. from California through Mexico. The Clark's Grebe is very similar to the Western Grebe and you can frequently spot them together. The Clark's Grebe's bill is more orange yellow than greenish yellow. Both are black and white birds with the crown of the head being black. The black on the Clark's Grebe head extends to just above the eye.

Like the Western Grebe, the Clark's Grebe's are mainly fish eaters, but will eat small aquatic animals.

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