Μαυροβουτηχτάρι - Podiceps nigricollis - Black-necked Grebe
 
 


 

 

 

Above winter plumage
Part of a flock of a 220 plus birds Lake Kournas 21/12/2006
 

 

 

Summer plumage
Part of a flock of 150 plus birds Lake Kournas 12/03/05
 

 

 

Photo by and Nikos Samaritakis
 

 
Status: Passage migrant and winter visitor
 
 
2008:
25.2.08 (c.200) Lake Kournas. AM
 
2007:
1.3.07 c.190 Lake Kournas. RR CS
24.3.07 (1) Lake Kournas. RR
7.12.07 (1+) Georgioupolis Water. AM
11.12.07 (1+) Agia Reservoir. AM
 
2006:
17.1.06 (c.150) three groups Lake Kournas. RR
18.3.06 (c.50) Lake Kournas. RR
21.12.06 (c.220) Lake Kournas. RR
 
2005:
1.1.05 (?) Lake Kournas. RR
15.2.05 (?) Lake Kournas. RR
12.3.05 (c.170) Lake Kournas. RR
13.12.05 (c.150) Lake Kournas. RR
 
2004:
27.11.04 (c.50) Lake Kournas. RR
3.12.04 (c.120) Lake Kournas. RR
 

Identification:
Small grebe with slim slightly uptilted bill, round peaked head. See also photos above.
Voice:
Usually silent in winter
Food:
Dives for invertebrates and fish.
Size: Wingspan 56-60cm Length 28-34cm
 
 
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