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Great Crested Grebe

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Common Name Great Crested Grebe
Scientific Name Podiceps cristatus
Interest Level
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Related Species Grebes
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Summary

The largest of our grebes having along neck and flat-topped head


 

Contributors to the Nature of Dorset have seen this species at these locations:

Please note that the markers show APPROXIMATE locations of the observation, not exact locations! You can find often find out more information about location by looking at the original tweet. Click on any marker to see the name of the location and then click on the location name to see more details about the site where available.

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This chart shows the number of records per month for this species where there are records (see note below):

The intention of this chart is to show which months during the year this species is most likely to be seen. The total per month is across all years; to see the total for a particular year select that year in the filter at the top.

This chart shows the number of records per day for this species for up to the last 30 days for which there are records for this species (see note above). Hover over any column to see the date and the number of records:

These contributors have submitted records for this species:

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These are some photographs of this species that have accompanied tweets from Twitter contributors. Click/tap a photo to see the original version.

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One of the Great Crested Grebes wintering on the Fleet at Ferrybridge https://t.co/ZvqnRQX5L5
Tweet Date:
27/01/2017 - 17:30
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Great Crested Grebe still fishing under the bridge at Ferrybridge https://t.co/YmyFDBrs0x
Tweet Date:
28/01/2017 - 20:15
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Great-crested Grebe, Hatch Pond https://t.co/4jrqab7K5X
Tweet Date:
03/03/2017 - 20:30
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Not quite the weed dance, but getting there https://t.co/LWpsi51TbJ
Tweet Date:
03/03/2017 - 20:15
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The one "iconic" Great-crested Grebes pose. Weed dance on tippy-toes!! https://t.co/EqhwgJj9oJ
Tweet Date:
05/03/2017 - 20:15
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The original tweets from which these records have been derived:

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Record Datesort ascending Recorded at Recorded by Tweet
17/10/2017 - 10:49 Birds Poole Harbour

3 BN Grebe, 6 RB Merg, 1 Sarnie Tern, 20 GC Grebe South Deep, Southern Brownsea shore @DorsetBirdClub @BirdGuides

27/09/2017 - 10:18 Ian Ballam

155 Dunlin in bay, Wigeon increased to 39 and 1 GC Grebe #LytchettBay @harbourbirds @NarwhalSh @DorsetBirdClub

11/08/2017 - 13:00 Freddy Alway Also on the fleet lrp green sand. 6 com sand 11 redshank Dunlin rp .48 pintail 13 gc grebe wheatear. https://t.co/RVkyEclkMr
12/07/2017 - 17:15 Ian Ballam Great-crested Grebe, Longham Lakes https://t.co/f3v46ng3ft
19/06/2017 - 14:30 Mike Morse A few birds around first thing... Hobby, Redshank, unseasonal (for here) GCG....then the heat took its toll. Red Kite yesterday.
11/04/2017 - 17:45 Ian Ballam Great-crested Grebe , Holes Bay https://t.co/3UKyDc1gXU
05/03/2017 - 20:15 Ian Ballam The one "iconic" Great-crested Grebes pose. Weed dance on tippy-toes!! https://t.co/EqhwgJj9oJ
03/03/2017 - 20:30 Ian Ballam Great-crested Grebe, Hatch Pond https://t.co/4jrqab7K5X
03/03/2017 - 20:15 Ian Ballam Not quite the weed dance, but getting there https://t.co/LWpsi51TbJ
28/02/2017 - 18:30 Ian Ballam Lucky to catch the last throes of these GC Grebes "weed dancing" in Holes Bay this morning although a bit distant f… https://t.co/VNjOpv5EGj
16/02/2017 - 11:15 Ian Ballam Nice to see the 1st GC Grebe of year in Lytchett Bay, picked up by @IanLewi11427698 from Turlin screen @harbourbirds @NarwhalSh
28/01/2017 - 20:15 Debby Saunders Great Crested Grebe still fishing under the bridge at Ferrybridge https://t.co/YmyFDBrs0x
27/01/2017 - 17:30 Debby Saunders One of the Great Crested Grebes wintering on the Fleet at Ferrybridge https://t.co/ZvqnRQX5L5
Name of species Great Crested Grebe
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