Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Western Grebe

Western Grebe (Aechmophorus occidentalis)
Blogged Previously.

Better detail:


(He has an odd spot there between eye and bill.)

Similar to Clark's Grebe, but has black surrounding the eyes and a duller yellow or greenish bill.

Clark's Grebe is Uncommon in ND.

wiki Western Grebe
The Western Grebe has black around the eyes and a straight greenish-yellow bill whereas the Clark's Grebe has white around the eyes and an up-turned bright yellow bill.

wiki Clark's Grebe

Wiki has a list of birds for North Dakota.

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