breeding adult; no sexual dimorphism (Alaska, USA; 2009-05-07)

Red-necked Grebe
Podiceps grisegena

Native Range: North America and Eurasia

Notes: a rather large grebe, yet smaller than Western Grebe and Clark's Grebe; prefers large open bodies of water.

transitional plumage; white face, red neck (California, USA; 2010-05-07)

preening; note long slightly decurved bill (California, USA; 2010-05-07)

size comparison with Western Grebe to left (California, USA; 2010-05-07)