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Nature Photography Challenge (wild creatures, plants and places only)

A regular photography contest for Nature lovers who love to learn and teach.

(Birds Category) - Family - Podicipediformes - Grebes

This challenge closed over 3 years ago.

The Challenge

The 4th in our new challenge layout catering for all aspects of nature for us nature lovers.

As you can see the title will start with the category which will make it easier for me when choosing what challenge to do next, I can see the challenges I have already run in this category.

For this challenge please add your images of GREBES.

Interesting Facts

> Freshwater diving birds.

> Containing 22 species.

> Grebes are most closely related to flamingos.

> When preening, grebes eat their own feathers, and feed them to their young.

> Grebes make floating nests of plant material concealed among reeds on the surface of the water. The young are precocial, and able to swim from birth.

Information courtesy of Wikipedia

Judging / Voting Criteria

Vote for your favourite.

Rewards & Prizes

1st place winners will have their photo used as the group Avatar for a period of time.
Then 1st, 2nd and 3rd will have their photo’s permanently posted on the groups Feature Board.
1st place member will be become a featured member.

Additional Information


Cover Image: Motherly Love / Pied-billed Grebe by Ted Busby


The Top Ten

Horned Grebe Reflections by Martin Smart

Horned Grebe Reflections by Martin Smart was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 3 votes.

  • great crested grebe: lovingly given by Grandalf
  • IT'S ALL IN THE EYE by Dennis  Small
  • Baby on board by steppeland
  • Little Grebe Family / Dobbertjie familie by Antionette
  • Great Crested Grebe on Nest by Jo Nijenhuis

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