Great crested grebe

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The Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) is the largest Old World Grebe, which are a species of water bird. It has a very extensive range over Eurasia, Africa and Australasia. Within the AWB Range it has a breeding population in the Southern Caucasus, further South it becomes either resident or non-breeding. It winters in the Black Sea and along all the coasts of Turkey and the Levant down to the Nile Delta, In the Maghreb states it becomes resident in a few areas, but is supplemented by wintering birds along the coasts. Along the N coasts of the Arabian Gulf it winters in Iraq and Iran.

Order:  Podicipediformes
Family: Podicipedidae
Genus: Podiceps

Species... Podiceps cristatus
Great crested grebe - Species - ebird.org
Great crested grebe - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Great crested grebe - Focus - bto.org
Great crested grebe - Card - oiseaux-birds.com
Great crested grebe - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Great crested grebe - Images - google.com
Great crested grebe - Video - youtube.com
Great crested grebe - Datazone - birdlife.org
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