Red-necked Grebe

Podiceps grisegena

Order

PODICIPEDIFORMES

Family

Grebes (Podicipedidae)

Code 4

RNGR

Code 6

PODGRI

ITIS

HEAD

Red-necked Grebe Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Dark brown with a narrow outer ring of straw yellow.
  • Head pattern: Capped, Crested or plumed, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Gray-black and red-brown.
  • Throat Color: Red-brown and white.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Red-necked Grebe Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 43-48 cm (17-19 in)
  • Weight: 1000 g (35.27 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Gray
  • Upperparts: Black
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 76-81 cm (30-32 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Gray
  • Leg Color: Dark gray to black.
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