Taken at Sweetwater Wetlands,Tucson,AZ
March 2010 with a Canon Powershot sx10is
This widespread grebe nests on ponds and lakes with emergent vegetation and winters on freshwater bodies and protected saltwater bays. Sheir and less gregarious than other grebes, it often sinks out of sight when spotted _ thus earning the names like “sink Peter” & “Helldiver”.
Voice Breeding male have loud and vocal; territorial call a rapid, accelerating then decelerating series of _coo- or caow, broken by drawn-out whaa calls