Clarks Grebe

Other Names: none

Distribution: western United States south through central Mexico. Exact range is poorly understood.

Clarks Grebe distribution range map

Description:

Size: 55-70 cm in length with a 80-85 cm wingspan.

Plumage: Generally gray above and white below, with a black cap extending down the neck. The bill is yellow and the eyes are red. Wing mantle may be white spotted with gray.

Species image
Clarks Grebe

Clarks Grebe

Bill Shape
dagger
long billed
Regions
alabama
alberta
arizona
baja california
british columbia
california
colorado
idaho
illinois
iowa
kansas
maine
manitoba
mexico
minnesota
missouri
montana
nebraska
nevada
new mexico
north carolina
north dakota
oklahoma
oregon
saskatchewan
south dakota
tennessee
texas
utah
virginia
washington
wyoming
Tail Shape
squared-tail
forked-tail
Wing Shape
long-wings
pointed-wings
Action
flying
Behavior
flocks
zigzag
Markings
plain
Sounds
harsh call
staccato
Location
high flying
low flying
ground dwelling
north in summer
south in summer
Habitat
coasts
lakes rivers ponds
Marshes
Color
black
blackandwhite
gray
white
Body Shape
duck
Size
large
Order
grebes - podicipediformes
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species