13 October, 2009

Great Crested Grebe

Scientific Name: Podiceps cristatus
Order: Podicipediformes
Population Estimate: 1M
Location (Date) of Sighting: Amsterdam (July 2009), Po River Delta Italy (November 2009)
Notes: Unmistakable diving waterfowl found on lakes and other bodies of water in Europe and Asia. This specimen was seen on the canals in Amsterdam. The young are also unmistakable with a zebra print on their head and neck.

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