Eared Grebe

Podiceps nigricollis

Order

PODICIPEDIFORMES

Family

Grebes (Podicipedidae)

Code 4

EAGR

Code 6

PODNIG

ITIS

HEAD

Eared Grebe Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger, All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Red to red orange.
  • Head pattern: Crested or plumed, Eyering, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Eared Grebe Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 30-33 cm (12-13 in)
  • Weight: 450 g (15.87 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Black
  • Underparts: White washed with gray.
  • Upperparts: Black
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Eared Grebe Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 51-57 cm (20-22.5 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: White washed with gray.
  • Leg Color: Black
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X