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Western Grebe (Aechmophorus occidentalis)

Western Grebe (Aechmophorus occidentalis)

Western Grebe (Aechmophorus occidentalis)



Western Grebe (Aechmophorus occidentalis) Adult and Juvenile Western Grebe (Aechmophorus occidentalis)

Class: Aves
Family: Podicipedidae
Common Name: Western Grebe
Genus: Aechmophorus
Species Name: occidentalis

About The Western Grebe

Aechmophorus occidentalis is commonly found from Canada through California, and sometimes in Mexico. It usually occurs in the great plains and western states, but occasionally can be found in the eastern half of the United States.

Biogeographic Regions: nearctic (Native )



Rights Holder: The Regents of the University of Michigan and its licensors
Bibliographic Citation: Pease, M. 2001. "Aechmophorus occidentalis" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 27, 2013 at Citation Link

Trips Where Observed

Moving the Car
San Francisco 2007

Member Lifelists

California
Mexico
North America
San Francisco
United States
World

Sites Where Observed

Location
Date
Notes
9/17/2006
Western Grebe (Aechmophorus occidentalis) Adult and Juvenile
Seen from the concrete bridge. Two Adult and two juvenile.
8/24/2008
Seen outside the park in the bay.
4/17/2009
Many of them to the west from Alcatraz

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