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Little Grebe - Tachybaptus ruficollis

Pictures - John Foss

The Little Grebe is a small fluffy-looking bird sometimes also known the Dabchick. Look for this appealing little bird on ponds, lakes and around estuaries. The specimens on this page were photographed from the hide at Vilamoura reed beds.

Little Grebe 1

 

Little Grebe 2

 

Little Grebe 3
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