An Aggressive Western Grebe (and a difference in water-running style among grebe species)

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For such a large bird Western Grebes can really scoot over the water surface when the need arises. […]

Another Grebe Biting Off More Than It Can Chew

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It isn’t unusual for some bird species to regularly attempt to swallow prey that is too large to go down the hatch. I see American White Pelicans and Great Blue Herons make such attempts fairly often but around here Pied-billed Grebes and Western Grebes seem to be the kings of Gluttony Hill. […]