Great Crested Grebe View Gallery
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Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 24th April 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Nesting




 


Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 21st April 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 2nd April 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 29th September 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Nesting
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 6th April 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Hatchling
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 18th May 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Juvenile.
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 9th September 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoon lens.
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Lunch.
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 27th September 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Babysitting
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 2nd June 2015 with Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Winter Plumage
Taken at Musselburgh on 8th January 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Great Crested Grebe
Species :
Order:
Family:
Local names:
Podiceps cristatus.
Podicipediformes.
Podicipedidae.

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Eggs:
Breeds on lakes, slow rivers, gravel pits, etc.
Fish, but also little crustaceans, insects and little frogs.
This species was hunted almost to extinction in the United Kingdom in the 19th century for its head plumes, which were used to decorate hats. The RSPB was set up to help protect this species.
46-51 cm .
April -August.
Usually just two.
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