Pied-billed Grebe

Podilymbus podiceps

Order

PODICIPEDIFORMES

Family

Grebes (Podicipedidae)

Code 4

PBGR

Code 6

PODPOD

ITIS

HEAD

Pied-billed Grebe Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Brown to reddish brown and sometimes flecked with gold.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Eyering
  • Crown Color: Dark gray-brown
  • Forehead Color: Dark gray-brown
  • Nape Color: Dark gray-brown
  • Throat Color: Gray to black.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Pied-billed Grebe Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 30-38 cm (12-15 in)
  • Weight: 520 g (18.34 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: Pale gray-brown.
  • Upperparts: Dark gray-brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 57 cm (22.5 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Dark gray-brown
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Black
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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