I think this is a Western grebe. Or a Clark’s. There was a pair together down by the water Saturday when it was stormy.  They were fishing quite happily.


Together and then one dives.


It was hard to steady the zoomed camera in the wind. Here is without the zoom:


And both dived:




2 thoughts on “grebe!

  1. shoreacres says:

    I love grebes. We have the pied-bill and the western, but mostly in winter. They are the cutest darned things — love your photos.

    • drkottaway says:

      Thank you! I’ve seen pied-bill grebes here too. Still learning the west coast birds since I grew up on the east coast and did my bird class years ago in Wisconsin.

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