The Little grebe – Tachybaptus ruficollis is small diving water bird, and is the smallest member of the Grebe family, It is of Type – waterbird, Family Podicipedidae, and Order Podicipediformes. It has a very extensive range over the whole of Eurasia and Africa, but has a very complicated patchwork of breeding, non-breeding and resident populations, the same applies over the AWB Region where it is present in most countries, and it can frequently be found on isolated stretches of water.
Type - waterbird - nests in small colonies in densely vegetated fresh water margins. Summer Habitat - open water wetlands with vegetated margins Winter Habitat - sheltered coasts and bays, more open wetlands, Resident Habitat - fresh water lakes, Order: Podicipediformes Family: Podicipedidae Genus: Tachybaptus
Species: Tachybaptus ruficollis Little grebe - Species - ebird.org Little grebe - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Little grebe - Guide - rspb.org.uk Little grebe - Birds - oiseaux.net Little grebe - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org
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