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Great Crested Grebe

Podiceps cristatus

Description:

46-51cm - long white neck and dagger like bill. Males more colour and plumeage on the head than the female.

Habitat:

Large shallow inland lakes. Sometimes nests on slow flowing rivers.

Notes:

Perform an elaborate courtship display. The first picture shows the male, the second the female then the third is the pair together.

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Eve Dosh
Spotted by
Eve Dosh

England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Jun 28, 2011
Submitted on Jul 15, 2011

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