Red-necked Grebe

(Podiceps grisegena)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

LC - Least Concern

Red-necked Grebe

NatureServe

N5B, N5N - Secure Breeding and Nonbreeding

SNRB - Unranked Breeding

Minnesota

not listed

Occurrence

Uncommon to occasionally common migrant, uncommon breeder

Habitat

Breeding: Emergent vegetation zone of small, shallow, inland, freshwater lakes mostly in forested areas; and bays of large lakes; marshes, bogs, and drainage ditches

Migration: Open water of rivers and large lakes

Size

17 to 22 in length

24 wingspan

 

 

  Photo by Bill Reynolds

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Food

Water beetles, water bugs dragonfly larvae, and other aquatic insects; land insects; crayfish; molluscs, shrimp, fish, and occasionally amphibians.

 
Nesting

 

 
Migration

Early April to late May and late August to early December


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Taxonomy

Order:

Podicipediformes (grebes)

 

Family:

Podicipedidae (grebes)

 
Subordinate Taxa

Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena grisegena)

Holboell’s Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena holboellii)

 
Synonyms

Podiceps grisegena


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

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  Spelande Gråhakedopping ( Displaying Red-necked Grebe)
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Uploaded on May 21, 2010

En Gråhakedopping som är på jakt efter en hona genom att sjunga sin melodiösa sång....

 
     
  Gråhakedopping (Red-necked Grebe)
Biotopia Uppsala
 
   
 
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Uploaded on May 14, 2008

Two birds displaying courtship rituals and mating at Dalkarlskärret, Uppsala, Sweden. These two very birds are notoriously known for having forced away a pair of Slavonian Gebe from their nest, and probably, eggs.

 
     
  GRÅHAKEDOPPING Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) Klipp - 1203
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Published on Jun 10, 2013

Gråhakedopping. Frövisjön Skultuna i Västmanland 23-Maj 2013, Red-necked Grebe in Sweden, AROS FILM Fotograf: Gunnar Fernqvist.

 
     
  OBL Red-necked Grebe
Jason Coppock
 
   
 
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Published on Apr 5, 2014

Summer Plumaged Red-necked Grebe

Farmoor Reservoir Oxon

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  Rare views: Gorgeous Red Necked Grebes Building a Nest, Alaska
langellphotography
 
   
 
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Published on May 16, 2012

Visit http://www.langellphotography.com for images of these grebes!

These beautiful Red-Necked Grebes are building their nest on an inland lake in Alaska. The males and females both contribute to the nest building and they often give each other gifts of vegetation during the process. Captured May 9, 2012

 
     

 

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5/10/2008

Location: Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge

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