Νανοβουτηχτάρι - Tachybaptus ruficollis - Little Grebe
 
Winter plumage
7/11/04 Georgioupolis Lake
Immature plumage
17/9/03 Lake Kournas
Summer/Breeding Plumage
Agia Reservoir 2005
 
Summer/Breeding Plumage (UK Photo)
Status: Resident Breeder and passage migrant
2006:
8.9.06 (c.50) Agia Reservoir. CS
2005:
12.3.05 (c.50) Lake Kournas. RR
26.11.05 (1) Kalives, Kiliaris Rivermouth. RR
2004:
30.10.04 (c.30) Lake Kournas. RR
3.12.04 (c.20) Lake Kournas. RR
23.12.04 (c.30) Lake Kournas. RR


Identification:
A small diving bird which prefers well vegetated lakes and streams, dives and hides in vegetation if it feels threatened. See also photos above.
Voice: fading trill
Food:
Dives for small fish and aquatic insects.
Size: Length 25-29cm. Wingspan 40-45cm.
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