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Clarke's Grebe

Aechmophorus clarkii


A ducklike (but not a duck) waterbird. long neck, head crown black. The Western Grebe has a black neck as well, so I'm pretty sure this is Clarke's Grebe. Conformation is appreciated.


It was swimming upright, then diving beneath the surface to catch fish.

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Steven Sheppard
Spotted by
Steven Sheppard

Long Beach, California, USA

Lat: 33.78, Long: -118.19

Spotted on Jul 29, 2013
Submitted on Aug 1, 2013

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