Pied-billed Grebe ~ Nonbreeding Adult by Kimberly Chadwick

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Pied-billed Grebe ~ Nonbreeding Adult by 


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

Breeding Adult

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Comments

  • Robert Elliott
    Robert Elliottover 4 years ago

    lovely capture

  • I was very shocked that he came so close! I sat on my new stool and just waited and then he just popped right out of his hidey hole and started to feed. It was neat to watch him do his thing from the distance I was from him~ Thank you Robert!

    – Kimberly Chadwick

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47over 4 years ago

    Sitting & waiting – that’s the ticket. Great shot(s).

  • Thank you Sheila!

    – Kimberly Chadwick

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerover 4 years ago

    Nicely captured Kimberly. Patience and stillness work!

  • Most people who know me would say Kimberly? Patience? I had a moment that day…lol ~ Thank you Ma’am!

    – Kimberly Chadwick

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