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Family : Podicipedidae

Belong to Order : Podicipediformes
Common Name : Grebes

Grebes are small to medium-large sized freshwater diving birds. They have lobed toes, and are excellent swimmers and divers. However, they have their feet placed far back on the body, making them quite ungainly on land. There are 20 species worldwide and 5 species which occur in India.

Birds under this Family are :

Biological Name :Common English Name :Photos :Submit

Tachybaptus ruficollis

Little Grebe


Podiceps grisegena

Red-necked Grebe


Podiceps cristatus

Great Crested Grebe


Podiceps auritus

Horned Grebe


Podiceps nigricollis

Black-necked Grebe


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