Least Grebe

Tachybaptus dominicus

Order

PODICIPEDIFORMES

Family

Grebes (Podicipedidae)

Code 4

LEGR

Code 6

TACDOM

ITIS

HEAD

Least Grebe Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Yellow to yellow orange.
  • Head pattern: Capped, Plain
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black
  • Throat Color: Gray
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Least Grebe Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 23-25 cm (9-10 in)
  • Weight: 128 g (4.5 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Black, Gray, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Black
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Mottled
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight with strenuously rapid wing beats
  • Wingspan Range: 48-53 cm (19-21 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Gray-black
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Black
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