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Little Grebe

Tachybaptus ruficollis


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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thank you Ashley and Sarala akke :)

Very nice

AshleyT 5 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 5 years ago

Very nice!

thanks :)

SachindraUmesh 5 years ago

stunning! great captures mate!

thank you Nuwan ayya :)

NuwanChathuranga 5 years ago

lovely series!

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

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 5 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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