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The Great Crested Grebe

K. E. Simmons

The Great Crested Grebe

by K. E. Simmons

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Published by Shire Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds & birdwatching,
  • Birds & Birdwatching - Guides,
  • Nature

  • Edition Notes

    Shire Natural History

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7962955M
    ISBN 100747800197
    ISBN 109780747800194
    OCLC/WorldCa59241201

    The Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus) is a freshwater wetland bird. It is a member of the grebe family of water birds noted for its elaborate mating display. Its scientific name comes from Latin: the genus name Podiceps is from podicis, "vent" and pes, "foot", and is a reference to the placement of a grebe's legs towards the rear of its. Genre/Form: Podiceps cristatus Werbungsverhalten: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Huxley, Julian, Courtship habits of the great crested grebe.

    The great crested grebe was a species of waterbird that lived on the Oxford Canal. Appearances La Belle SauvageLocation(s): Oxford Canal. Great Crested Grebe. x Print Current image. Preserve zoom level. All images; Print Cancel + o-^ Scrollwheel Zoom. previous next. Zoom; Rotate; Print; Podiceps cristatus. Great Crested Grebe. Type of Resource. still image. Genre. Rare Book Division.

      The Great Crested Grebe is a resident bird of the U.K. It breeds in Central Asia and migrates to Northern India for winter. “There have been many .   an adult great crested grebe. Noun. great crested grebe (plural great crested grebes) A freshwater bird of Europe and Asia, Podiceps cristatus. Translations. freshwater bird. Chinese: Create a book; Download as PDF; Printable version; In other languages. Eesti; Frysk;.


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The Great Crested Grebe by K. E. Simmons Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Courtship Habits of the Great Crested Grebe Paperback – January 1, by Julian Huxley (Author) › Visit Amazon's Julian Huxley Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Cited by: The Great Crested Grebe is something of a conservation success story. Up until about the species was distributed across much of central and eastern England but the latter half of the 19 th Century saw the breeding population reduced to as few as 32 pairs.

The reason for this dramatic change in fortunes was the Great Exhibition, at which. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now.

No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available The courtship habits of the great crested grebe. Julian Huxley. Cape, - Nature - 98 pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. Fairly common on lakes, reservoirs, and along larger rivers, mainly with bordering reeds where it builds a floating nest platform.

In winter sometimes seen on inshore ocean waters (mainly in freezing weather). Breeding pairs are territorial, but flocks form in winter. Large, elegant, and long-necked grebe. Breeding plumage has beautiful tawny cheeks and black crests (often held flat).

His particular interest was bird behaviour, especially the courtship of water birds. His paper on the great crested grebe, later published as a book, was a landmark in avian ethology; his invention of vivid labels for the rituals (such as 'penguin dance', 'plesiosaurus race' etc.) made the ideas memorable and interesting to the general reader.

The great crested grebe is a delightfully elegant waterbird with ornate head plumes which led to its being hunted for its feathers, almost leading to its extermination from the UK. They dive to feed and also to escape, preferring this to flying.

On land they are clumsy. The Great crested grebe is a large graceful water bird noted for its elaborate mating display. The adults are unmistakable in summer with head and neck decorations. In winter, this is whiter than most grebes, with white above the eye, and a pink bill.

The young are. The graceful great crested grebe is a familiar sight on our lakes and reservoirs, and is well-known for its elaborate courtship dance, during which it rises vertically out of the water and shakes its head. Species information. Category. Grebes and divers; Statistics Length: cm.

Great Crested Grebe family - Great Crested Grebe often breed on the larger lake at Barnwell Country Park. In I followed a family from nesting to independence. I missed the stunning courtship display, which occurs around March to May.

Maybe next year. Currently the Great Crested Grebe are looking lovely in the display plumage. Their white faces are framed on each side with a dense ruff, or ‘tippet’ of chestnut and black feathers. Their crown crest is longer and darker than when in their basic plumage, worn briefly in autumn and early winter.

Great crested grebe definition: a European grebe, Podiceps cristatus, having blackish ear tufts and, in the breeding | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps Cristatus) by Jason Moss. Buy Now.

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Bruce Sr. at Barnes Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpPages: The Great Crested Grebe chicks from the west end of the island are younger than the other two, and still at the stage where they hang around squeaking until.

Great Crested Grebe chick on a small snack. ePHOTOzine, the web's friendliest photography community. Join For Free. Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more. The Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus) is a freshwater wetland bird.

The Great Crested Grebe has a white face and white throat, with dark-brown and chestnut brown at the back of its neck. Its crown is grey-brown with a large crest. Its back is grey-brown with chestnut patches. It has dark eyes, a dark beak, and dark legs.

The great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) is the largest grebe in is a graceful bird, with its long neck, long bill and slender outline. In summer, the adults of both sexes are adorned with beautiful head-plumes, which are reddish-orange in colour with black tips; there is also an erectile black crown.

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O f all the birds I would take to an imaginary desert island, the great crested grebe would be very near the top of my list. One of my earliest birding memories is, aged eight or nine, going on a.

Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus) bird sounds on Breeding in Africa, Australasia, Eurasia, Oriental Region: widespread; can be seen in countries.

The Great Crested Grebe is a species of grebe that lives across Europe and Asia. Some populations are migratory, leaving freshwater breeding grounds in the north for warmer climes during the winter.

Great Crested Grebes are the largest species of grebe found in Europe.Abstract. Great crested grebes (Podiceps cristatus) are opportunistic breeders nesting in colonies or solitarily in different biotopes with varying nesting dates in different the northern coast of the Neva Bay in the eastern part of the Gulf of Finland, great crested grebes breed solitarily, in colonies situated in reed beds and in a colony on the open water in direct vicinity.The graceful Great Crested Grebe is a familiar sight on our lakes and reservoirs, and is well-known for its elaborate courtship dance, during which it rises vertically out of the water and shakes its head.