Pied-billed Grebe

(Podilymbus podiceps)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

LC - Least Concern

 

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NatureServe

N5B, N5N - Secure Breeding and Nonbreeding

SNRB - Unranked Breeding

Minnesota

not listed

Occurrence

Common migrant and breeder

Habitat

Ponds, marshes, backwaters with sparse emergent vegetation

Size

12 to 15 in length

16 wingspan


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Food

Aquatic insects, small fish, amphibians

 
Nesting

 

 
Migration

April to October


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Taxonomy

Order:

Podicipediformes (grebes)

 

Family:

Podicipedidae (grebes)

 
Subordinate Taxa

Northern Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps podiceps)

Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps antarcticus)

Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps antillarum)

Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps magnus) (extinct)

 
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Uploaded on Feb 26, 2011

Pied-billed grebes in Maine. © Garth McElroy

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Uploaded on Mar 13, 2008

Video from several years and locations in Seattle, WA, including nesting and young.

 
     
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Published on Apr 22, 2012

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Uploaded on Nov 24, 2010

This foursome of Pied-billed Grebes were swimming, preening, and foraging along the shore of Horseshoe lake. They are very timid and i was able to catch this video from my car.

 
     
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Uploaded on Jun 27, 2010

This Pied Billed Grebe has been nesting here at Valencia.

 
     

 

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