06 July, 2012

Hoary-headed Grebe

Scientific Name: Poliocephalus poliocephalus

Population Estimate: Unknown, but Least Concern status.

Range / Habitat: Found on inland wetlands throughout Australia and in parts of New Zealand.

Field Notes: Small waterfowl with tufted rear, characteristic of grebes. Overall grey but head finely striped black and white. Australasian Grebe has rufous cheek patch and yellow behind bill.

Personal Notes: Photographed in Canberra, Australia.

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