Eared Grebe

Other Names: Black-necked Grebe

Distribution: Temperate areas worldwide, generally summering in the Northern Hemisphere and wintering in the Southern Hemisphere.

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Description:

Size: 30-36 cm in length

Plumage: During the breeding season, they have a black head and back, golden ear tufts, and a black crest. In winter plumage, they are dark gray above and white below with a dusky yellowish-brown neck. The bill is gray and the eyes are bright red.

Species image
Eared Grebe
Term Relation

Eared Grebe

Bill Shape
all-purpose
dagger
long billed
Regions
alabama
alaska
alberta
arizona
arkansas
baja california
british columbia
california
colorado
connecticut
delaware
district of columbia
florida
georgia
hawaii
idaho
illinois
indiana
iowa
kansas
kentucky
louisiana
maine
manitoba
maryland
massachusetts
mexico
michigan
minnesota
mississippi
missouri
montana
nebraska
nevada
new brunswick
new hampshire
new jersey
new mexico
new york
north carolina
north dakota
nova scotia
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
oregon
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
saskatchewan
south carolina
south dakota
tennessee
texas
utah
vermont
virginia
washington
west virginia
wisconsin
wyoming
yukon
Tail Shape
squared-tail
long tailed
forked-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Action
flying
Behavior
flocks
zigzag
Markings
crown
plain
Sounds
harsh call
Location
low flying
ground dwelling
north in summer
Habitat
coasts
lakes rivers ponds
flats
Oceans
Marshes
Color
black
blackandwhite
white
red
Body Shape
duck
Size
large
medium
Order
grebes - podicipediformes
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species