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Horned Grebes?

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Thanks for the great article everyone, helps a lot!

28 minutes ago, akandula said:

The thick neck and gradual-sloping forehead forming a peak at the back of the head make these Horned Grebes. 

Thanks, I was focusing too much on coloration and not enough on body shape.

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Agree with horned. I recently learned that the horned sit lower in the water than the eared making them look less fluffy. Much easier when they are in breeding plumage. I made a mistake reporting a distant grebe as a horned on ebird and was corrected using this distinction. Attached are pics of both that help with this.

Grebe horned.JPG

Grebe eared nonbreeding.JPG

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