Little Grebe: the dabchick | Nature Notes

Now you see it ... in a moment you won't! You get your camera on to it, focus, shoot and you have a photograph of water, this little chap has gone down again. I reckon that the little grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis) spends as much time under the water as it does on it, perhaps even more below the surface. It's a good game, watching one dive and then trying to guess where it will reappear - one is never right.
Little grebe or dabchick? Both are accepted names for this bird but it is little and it is a grebe so for me it is the little grebe



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