Red-necked Grebe - Podiceps grisegena

Length 1.4-1.8 ft (43.2-55.9 cm)
Wingspan 2.0-2.9 ft (61.0-87.9 cm)
Weight 27-57 oz (765.4-1615.9 g)
Clutch Size 4-5
Chicks at birth Precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, EU, AS

The Red-necked Grebe is also known as Holboell's Grebe and the Gray-cheeked Grebe. The Red-necked Grebe breeds in the northwest part of North America and winters on both coasts. Grebes are excellent swimmers and divers. They eat mostly fish, but will also eat crustaceans, mollusks, insects and some aquatic plants. They are awkward on land and need lots of space for taking off and landing.

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