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Great Crested Grebe

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Alternate name
Podiceps cristatus Scientific name
Podicipediformes Order
Podicipedidae Family
46-51 cm               Length
Large water bodies, large slow moving rivers. Range see map Habitat-Altitude-Range
2-6 eggs nest often floating, or out of the water. Large nest of mainly water weed. Both parents build the nest and participate in all aspects of parenting.   Clutch
Mainly fish also other small aquatic life. Food  
A bird that inspired me as a child, It was rare in the UK.  Habits
3622 - TSN: 174491 World Number
Least Concern Status

Photo by Arthur Grosset © all rights reserved

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds © all rights reserved

Great Crested Grebe David Farrow Norwich United Kingdom song XC37502

Video by  Keith Murdock

view photos Photo September 10, 2007 by Jose Viana © all rights reserved

 

  

Yellow = summer: Orange = winter: Green = resident:

File:Podiceps cristatus.svg

Afrikaans: Kuifkopdobbertjie
Arabic: الغطاس المتوج الكبير, الغطاس المتوج الكبير غطاس
Asturian: Semerguyu, Semerguyu Grande
Azerbaijani: Böyük iyrəncə
Belarusian: Вяліка паганка, Вялікая коўра
Bulgarian: Голям гмурец
Breton: Ar plomer-kuchenn, Tignouz
Catalan: Cabrellot, Cabusó emplomallat, Cabussó emplomallat, Soterí gros
Catalan (Balears): Soterí gros
Valencian: Cabrellot
Czech: Potápka rohác, Potápka roháč, potápka roháč
Chuvash: Тĕпеклĕ чăмкăç
Welsh: Gwyach fawr, Gwyach fawr gopog, Gwyach gopog
Danish: Toppet lappedykker
German: Haubensteißfuß, Haubentaucher
Greek: Σκουφοβουτηχτάρι
English: Crested Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Great-crested Greb, Great-crested Grebe, Puteketeke, Southern Crested Grebe, Tippet Grebe
Esperanto: Tufgrebo
Spanish: Somormujo Lavanco
Estonian: Tuttpütt
Basque: Cabusó emplomallat, Murgil handi, Murgil handia
Finnish: Silkkiuikku
Faroese: Kambsgjřr
French: Grčbe huppé
Frisian: Hjerringslynder
Irish: Faoithean, Foitheach Mór, Lúnadán
Gaelic: Gobhlachan Laparan
Galician: Cabusó emplomallat, Mergullón cristado
Manx: Eean Kereen
Hebrew: טבלן מצויץ
Croatian: Cubasti Gnjurac, Ćubasti Gnjurac
Hungarian: Búbos vöcsök
Armenian: [Metz Suzak ], Մեծ Սուզակ
Indonesian: Titihan Jambul
Icelandic: Toppgođi
Italian: Svasso maggiore, Svasso meggiore
Japanese: kammurikaitsuburi, kanmurikaitsuburi, Kanmuri-kaitsuburi
Japanese: カンムリカイツブリ
Georgian: დიდი კოკონა
Khakas: Сомгы
Kazakh: Үлкен сұқсыр
Korean: 뿔논병아리
Cornish: Gryb kernek
Latin: Podiceps cristatus
Lithuanian: Ausuotasis kragas, Kuoduotasis naras, Naras
Latvian: Baltkakla dūkuris, Cekulainais dūkuris, Cekuldūkuris
Maori: Pateketeke
Macedonian: Кокољка, Цуцулест (Голем) нуркач, Цуцулест нуркач
Mongolian: Отгот шунгуур
Maltese: Blonġun Prim
Dutch: Fuut
Norwegian: Toppdykker, Topplom
Polish: perkoz dwuczuby
Portuguese: mergulhăo de crista, Mergulhăo-de-crist, Mergulhăo-de-crista
Romansh: Sfunsella da la cresta
Russian: Chomga, Podiceps cristatus, Большая поганка, Большая чомга, Или Чомга, Чомга
Scots: Gobhlachan laparan
Slovak: Potápka chochlatá
Slovenian: copasti ponirek, čopasti ponirek
Albanian: Kredharaku i madh
Serbian: cubasti gnjurac, Ćubasti gnjurac, veliki cubasti gnjurac, veliki ćubasti gnjurac, Ћубасти гнјурац, Ћубасти гњурац
Swedish: Skäggdopping
Swahili: Kibisi Ushungi
Thai: นกเป็ดผีใหญ่
Turkish: Bahri, Tepeli Yumurta Piçi
Tsonga: Nyakupetana
Tuvinian: Улуг ырыксыс, ырыскан
Ukrainian: Великий норець, Пірникоза велика
Chinese: [feng-tou piti], [guan piti], [lang-li bai], 冠鷿鷈, 冠鸊鷉, 凤头䴙䴘, 凤头, 凤头鸊鷉, 浪里白, 鳳頭(辟鳥)(虒鳥), 鳳頭鸊鷉
Chinese (Taiwan): [guan piti], 冠鷿鷈
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