Clark's Grebe photo

Clark's Grebe (Russ Curtis/IBRRC)

Common name:

Clark's Grebe

Latin name:

Aechmorphorus clarkii

Family:

Podicipedidae

Length:

25"

Wing span:

24"

Weight:

3.1 lb (1,400 g)

Habitat:

Marshes & open bays

Notes:

Long necked with distinctive bright reddish eyes. Almost identical to Western Grebe. To tell the difference look around the eyes. is completely surrounded by white - it's a Clark's Grebe.

See close up photo to see markings

Link:

Photos of Clark's Grebes

 

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