Eared Grebe
Podiceps nigricollis
(L 13" WS 16" Wt 11 oz)
Shadow Cliffs
Pleasanton, CA
Nonbreeding adults - note
the bump atop the head
directly over the eye.
Elkhorn Slough Nation-
al Preserve
 I wanted to write a poem about a grebe but I still
Couldn’t think of a word that rimed with Grebe
My mind went back and forth and with my will
I came up with a word, my mind a mill
The word was GREBE. There is only one. Be still.
 (Dean Pollett)