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Pied-billed Grebe -
(Podilymbus podiceps) 



  • Small, dark brown, duck-like bird
  • Dark stripe on light bill 
  • Very short tail
  • 13.5" (34 cm.)


  • Wetlands, lakes, ponds

Additional Information

  • Found on the KVR during migration
  • Common summer resident in other parts
         of the state
  • To hide from intruders, the Grebe gradually
         sinks lower in the water

Pied-billed Grebe on water

The Pied-billed Grebe family; mom and 7 young

Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962

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