Grebes (Family Podicipedidae)

 

Grebes are members of Order Podicipediformes, a widely distribut-

ed order of freshwater diving birds, some of which visit the sea when

migrating and in winter. This order contains only a single family, the Podicipedidae, containing some 20 species in 6 extant genera.

 

 

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