great crested grebe


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large Old World grebe with black ear tufts

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Great crested grebe pictured at Kilingworth by Samuel Hood <B
SPECTACLE: Amazing dances of the great crested grebe TOGETHER: Parents and chicks
In the past, Great Crested Grebes were nearly hunted to extinction for their spectacular plumage and so it's an amazing and rare privilege to see these stunning birds and their chicks in close proximity.
The permission is also dependent on there being no "detrimental effect through disturbance to birds" particularly Great Crested Grebe and Cormorants, as well as safety measures for spectators.
Birds are building nests, and I saw a great crested grebe sitting when I walked around Edgbaston Reservoir.
Among the popular varieties of migratory birds visiting the Assan Barrage Bird Sanctuary are the Ruddy shellduck, Great crested grebe, Gadwal, Coot, Tufted pochard, Pintail, Common pochard, Red crested pochard, Gargeny, Bar headed gees and Mallard.
A protective area of two miles has been declared around the area where the bird - a great crested grebe - was found.
Cardiff Bay also has some great bird watching opportunities with the great crested grebe resident in the wetlands reserve by St David's Hotel.
JIM BRADY saw a coot repelling a great crested grebe investigating a potential nesting site at Orrell Water Park, and found no fewer than 425 coltsfoot blooming on waste ground at Rainhill.
For example, "Red-necked Grebe lacks the abnormally elongated appearance of Great Crested Grebe and is a more compact and chubbier bird," but many North American birders are not familiar with Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus).
We watched transfixed as a great crested grebe homed in like a missile to snatch minnows in the clear water right at our feet.
Bird watchers in Warwickshire can enjoy the beautiful song of Robins, Wrens and Blackbirds, see the elaborate courtship display of the Great Crested Grebe or be dazzled by the in-flight acrobatics of Starling flocks.
Malcolm Sykes has again produced some first-rate bird studies, including his Curlew and Great Crested Grebe.
I think DIY dad is now like the great crested grebe.