Maria Servedio, a biologist at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, loves the courtship dance of the hooded grebe
- a critically endangered species found only on the windswept plateaus of Patagonia.
Google explains its cute doodle as, "Today's couples figure skating competitors, the Grebes
, show us just how powerful love can be.
In this note, we present two observations of the crested Caracara preying on the snowy egret and eared grebe
during winter in the southern part of the Baja California Peninsula.
Atlantic puffins, European turtle doves, Slavonian grebes
and pochards have been listed as vulnerable to <B extinction in the latest International Union for Conservation of Nature assessment Danny Lawson
The tree that emerged suggested that many apparent similarities, as between falcons and hawks or grebes
and ducks, were convergences instead of close ancestral relationships.
Fortunately, the devastating decline in the number of grebes
and other water birds in the UK provoked enough alarm among the political and legislative establishment of the day that the birds were protected by law.
The least grebe
(Tachybaptus dominicus) is a waterbird that has been negatively affected by alterations of aquatic environments by humans (R.
Last year there were 22 grebes
there and as spring approaches the mating display is one of the most fascinating of all British birds with their synchronised head movements, swimming together and finally "walking on water" in parallel.
Dunkirk Harbor is a designated Important Bird Area and wintertime visitors can observe migratory birds, including waterfowl, loons, grebes
and gulls as they rest and feed here.
The dam is home to 26 pairs of breeding grebes
, a species once hunted to garner their fine feathers and plumage.
aren't common in Wales, and Anglesey's western position makes it a prime candidate for North American birds.
stellata), Surf Scoters (Melanitta perspicillata), and Western and Clark's Grebes
(Aechmophorus occidentalis and A.
LOVE is certainly in the air for these two Great Crested Grebes
captured by Honley reader Margaret Smith.
The pair, at the Saltholme wildlife reserve and discovery park near Stockton, are the first great crested grebes
to form a union in 2011.
25 December 1956: two great crested grebes
and a tufted duck.