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Little Grebe

Tachybaptus ruficollis

Description:

The Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis), also known as Dabchick, is a member of the grebe family of water birds. At 23 to 29 cm in length it is the smallest European member of its family. It is commonly found in open bodies of water across most of its range.



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11 Comments

thank you Ashley and Sarala akke :)

Very nice

AshleyT
AshleyT 6 years ago

I love grebes, and this is an exceptionally beautiful species! Love the young guy in the second photo, so cute :)

thank you Alice :)

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 6 years ago

Very nice!

thanks :)

SachindraUmesh
SachindraUmesh 6 years ago

stunning! great captures mate!

thank you Nuwan ayya :)

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 6 years ago

lovely series!

it really is one beautiful bird, and very shy actually :)

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 6 years ago

What a beautiful bird! I love the green by the beak!

Matara, Sri Lanka

Lat: 5.97, Long: 80.54

Spotted on Mar 2, 2013
Submitted on Mar 17, 2013

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