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Waterfowl (Grebes)

Grebes (Family: Podicipedidae) are a widely distributed, global order of freshwater breeding diving birds, some of which visit the sea when migrating and in winter. These birds have lobed toes, and are excellent swimmers and divers, but because their legs are positioned under the tail, they are very awkward, and nearly helpless on land. Seven subjects here include Clark’s, Eared, Horned, Least, Pied-Billed, Red-Necked, and Western Grebes.