Species Tachybaptus ruficollis (Pallas, 1764) (Little grebe)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- order: Podicipediformes
  • --- family: Podicipedidae
  • ---- species: Tachybaptus ruficollis
Characteristics:carnivore; body-length: 20 cm; breeding plumage: chestnut on the sides and the neck, creamy spot on the forehead; non-breeding plumage: chestnut is replaced by a dirty grey-brown
References:Sinclair 1994: 32
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