Utah Bird Profile
 Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps

Name Roots: (ML. podiceps, "grebe"; Gr. kolumbos, "a diving bird" - podicipes, "rump foot")

In Utah: Fairly Common summer, uncommon winter (2004)

by Paul Higgins

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a floating in a platform nest. This species is not a cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is a crustaceovore/insectivore: freshwater diver. During the non-breeding seasons this species is a crustaceovore/: water diver.
Habitat: Edges of lakes, ponds and marshes
    Breeds in Utah in wetlands and water habitats.
How to find: Look in the shallow areas of lakes, reservoirs, ponds and marshes, especially of northern part of the state.

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