|Common Name:||Grebe, Horned|
|Scientific Name:||Podiceps auritus|
|Area:||Lowe's Pond - Salem, Oregon|
|Date:||October 26, 2014|
The upper photo is the winter plumage of the Horned Grebe, which looks similar to an Eared Grebe. The Horned Grebe looks a little stockier with a thicker bill and a sharper difference between the black and white on the face. The Horned Grebe in adult beeding plumage is shown in the lower photo.
Winchester Bay, Oregon - - - April 14, 2013
North Spit Boat Launch - Coos Bay, Oregon - - - November 7, 2011
|Reference:||Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of America by Kaufman||