Clark's Grebe - Podicipedidae Aechmophorus clarkii
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Clark's Grebe, Lincoln Point , Utah County, Utah, March 30, 2003 © NJDavis, Podicipedidae  Aechmophorus clarkii

Clark's Grebe feeding chick
Clark's Grebe giving chick a ride

Photo Details

1.March 30, 2003 -  Lincoln Point, Utah County, Utah
2., 3. July 25, 2004 = Bear River MBR, box Elder County, Utah - ©Nicky Davis

L 25 WS 24, Long, thin, Bright yellow bill, Long neck, Dark head ,back of neck, back and wings, White surrounds eye, White throat and underparts, Short, small tail necessitates navigation with lobed feet  Builds floating platform nest in shallow ponds, winters on coastal water and open lakes.  Toxins, predatory fish, coots, crows, gulls, herons, raccoon, mankind contribute to  declining population

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