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Australasian Grebe , Dabchick , Little Grebe
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae
Australiasian Grebe

Photo Courtesy of Birdway Australia
Bird Family :"Grebes"
Description :Common local species. Length 25cm. Diving bird, eats aquatic insects and plants. May join Hoary-headed Grebes in mixed flocks in winter. Has a shrill and chittering voice.
Typical Habitat :Mostly fresh water including temporary pools and farm dams.
Distribution :Moderatrly common Australia wide. Eastern Australia and western coast.
Migration :Resident / breeding. Town Common and Magnetic Island. Main breeding season, October to April.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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