Fulmar

Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis) Bird Information Fulmar is a stocky, heavily-built seabird; glides and skims water with typical stiff-winged shearwater flight. Flaps wings more frequently than shearwaters. Head, neck and body white; wings, back and tail grey. Fulmar bird...

Little Grebe

Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis) Bird information Little Grebe is the smallest in the grebe family, most widespread and numerous of the grebes, found on a variety of inland waters, mostly with plentiful vegetation emerging above water. In summer, rust-red cheeks,...

Black-necked Grebe

Black-necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis) bird information Black-necked Grebe is a small grebe, similar in size to Slavonian Grebe but head rounder and bill thinner and uptilted. Decidedly less maritime than Slavonian in winter, frequenting large reservoirs and gravel...

Slavonian Grebe

Slavonian Grebe (Podiceps auritus) Bird information Slavonian Grebe is a Small grebe, only slightly larger than Little Grebe. In summer, black head marked by golden ‘horns’ extending through eye; neck and flanks rust-red. In winter, clear-cut black cap...

Red-necked Grebe

Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) Information Red Necked Grebe is mainly winter visitor and passage migrant to coastal waters. In summer, black cap extends to below eye; white cheeks and rust-red neck preclude confusion. In winter, the overall pattern remains the...

Great Crested Grebe

Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps Cristatus) Information Great Crested Grebe is the largest grebe; widespread resident and winter visitor to lakes, reservoirs and coastlines. In summer, black cap and prominent russet and blackhead plumes (erected in display) preclude...