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Western Grebe

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Swan-necked Grebe Alternate name
Aechmophorus occidentalis Scientific name
Podicipediformes Order
Podicipedidae Family
63 cm Length
Summer: Freshwater lakes between, altitude 750 - 2,500 m. Winter: often found in coastal water. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 - 6 eggs, incubation by both parents 22 - 24 days. Chicks often ride oeither n parents back. They are independent in eight weeks. Clutch
Fish which it often spikes with it's bill. Food  
3629 - TSN: 174503 World Number
Least Concern Status

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Western Grebe Andrew Spencer Fruitgrowers Reservoir, Delta Co., Colorado United States XC14870

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Czech: Potápka západní
Danish: Vestlig Lappedykker
German: Renntaucher, Renn-Taucher
English: Swan Grebe, Swan-necked Grebe, Western Grebe
Spanish: Achichilique Común, Achichilique Occidental, achichilique pico-, Achichilique Pico Amarillo, achichilique pico-amarillo, Achichilique piquiamarillo
Spanish (Mexico): achichilique pico amarillo, achichilique pico-amarillo, Achichilique piquiamarillo
Estonian: suurpütt
Finnish: Pitkäkaulauikku
French: Grand Grčbe américain, Grčbe de l'Ouest, Grčbe élégant
Italian: Svasso cigno, Svasso occidentale
Japanese: amerikakaitsuburi, kubinagakaitsuburi
Japanese: アメリカカイツブリ, クビナガカイツブリ
Latin: Aechmophorus occidentalis
Dutch: Zwanehalsfuut, Zwanenhalsfuut
Norwegian: Nordsvanedykker, Svanedykker
Polish: perkoz wielki
Russian: Западная поганка, Западноамериканская поганка
Slovak: Potápka ostrozobá
Swedish: Mörk svandopping, Svartbrynad svandopping
Chinese: 北美䴙䴘

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