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Pied-billed Grebe
(Podilymbus podiceps)

   
        
Pied-billed Grebe
Photo © Mike Danzenbaker
 
Pied-billed Grebe Information

Length: 12 - 15"

Habitat:
Breeding: Ponds, marshes, sloughs, marshy edges of lakes and rivers. Requires habitat with some emergent
vegetation.


Winter: Coastal bays and inlets, estuaries, large lakes and rivers.

Diet: Fish, aquatic insects, crayfish and other crustaceans, frogs, small amounts of vegetable matter.
 
Identification tips for the Pied-billed Grebe
 
Calls of the Pied-billed Grebe
 
Range Maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
Pied-billed Grebe Breeding Map Pied-billed Grebe Winter Map      USGS
     
Breeding Map         Winter Map (CBC)     
 
Additional photos and information:
 
Connecticut Dept. of Environmental Protection
Illustration, identification, range, reproduction, reason for decline, interesting facts - plus brief information on habitat, weight, length, wingspan, life expectancy, food, and endangered status of Pied-billed Grebe.
 
     
   

 

 


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