Black-necked grebe

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The Black-necked grebe Podiceps nigricollis or Eared grebe is a small diving species of Type – waterbird, the Family Podicipedidae, and Order Podicipediformes. It has a very wide range across the Holarctic and African Regions. Within the AWB Region its breeding range is the S Caucasus, elsewhere it is resident in a few small scattered areas across Turkey, NW and S Iran, E Iraq and a few Southern Gulf states. Its wintering range includes the SW Coasts of the Black sea, The Aegean Sea, Central and W Turkey, Cyprus and S Iraq. It also winters across the N African coasts from Morocco to The Levant and the Nile Valley.

Type - waterbird - nests at water's edges,
Summer Habitat - shallow ponds and lakes with vegetation, 
Winter Habitat - sheltered coasts, bays, estuaries, smaller lakes, reservoirs, gravel pits, 

Order:  Podicipediformes
Family: Podicipedidae
Genus: Podiceps

Species...PodicepsĀ nigricollis
Black-necked grebe - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Black-necked grebe - Species - ebird.org
Black-necked grebe - Database - avibase
Black-necked grebe - Birds - vogelwarte.ch
Black-necked grebe - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Black-necked grebe - Images - google.com
Black-necked grebe - Video - youtube.com
Black-necked grebe - Datazone - birdlife.org

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