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Red-Necked Grebe

The Red-necked Grebe is named for its rusty orange throat tinting, which is its tuft throughout the mating period. It ingests its own feathers, and also it eats fish or bugs.

The Horned Grebe

Meet the Horned Grebe. During reproducing period, in both sexes, it expands light puffy ear-like tufts on both sides of its face. In summer, the crown, chin, throat, and crest are a shiny greenish-black.

Black-Necked Grebe

The Black-necked Grebe can be discovered on every continent except Australia as well as Antarctica. It is called the Eared Grebe, the American Eared Grebe, as well as the Eared Scuba diver.

Wilson’s Storm Petrel

Wilson’s Tornado Petrel is named for Alexander Wilson. Alexander Wilson is related to as the best American ornithologist before Audobon.

Cory’s Shearwater

Cory’s Shearwater was called after the American orithologist Charles Barney Cory. The bird looks like the Greater Shearwater, yet it is smaller sized.

Sooty Shearwater

The Sooty Shearwater was the basis for Alfred Hitchcock’s film, “The Birds.” The scientific name of the Sooty Shearwater is “Puffinus griseus.”

Greater Shearwater

The Greater Shearwater (Puffinus gravis) is eighteen to twenty inches long. Its wingspan reaches 36 to 45 inches.

The Fulmar

A fulmar is an usual bird of the petrel family members that is commonly confused with a gull. It can be differentiated from a gull by its beak and the method that it flies.

Not a Gull, But a Fulmar

If you were to venture to the polar area of the north hemisphere, you would likely run into a bird which you might initially assume is a gull. You would have run into a Northern Fulmar.

Toxic Birds

There are several varieties of birds that are toxic. 2 of the birds stay solely in New Guinea, these being the pitohui and also the ifrita.

Spectacled Eider

If you are in Alaska, the Spectacled Eider is simple to spot. It has an eco-friendly as well as yellow head with a huge white eyespot.

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