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Great Crested Grebe

Great Crested Grebe

85-90 Cm

Wingspan:

Podiceps cristatus

Latin Name:

46-51 Cm

Length:

1-6

Number of eggs:

570-810 gram

Weight:

About 28 days

Hatch:

About 11 years

Lifespan:

71-79 days

Fledge:

Identification:

Largest grebe. Long low body and long slender neck. Bill long, slim.

Adult summer: head has plumes (compressed when alert or raised, fanned and vigorously shaken in head to head courtship display). Bill reddish pink.

 Adult winter: Head, foreneck and flanks more white than other grebes. Above eye white, loral line from eye to bill black.

Latin Name : Podiceps cristatus 
Iranian Name : کشیم بزرگ 
Azeri Name : -İri maygülü 
Russian Name : Большая поганка или Чомга  
Turkmen Name : -Uly tersaýak (Большая поганка или чомга)  
Kazakh Name : Үлкен сұқсыр үйрек немесе Чомга / Большая поганка или Чомга 
 
 
 

                                      
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