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Little Grebe

Little Grebe

Scientific name:
Tachybaptus ruficollis
Habitat :
Freshwater ponds & marshlands.
Birdwatch note :
Smallest duck like bird in the Philippines. Small size, short neck and yellow spot before eye. Dives to ctach food or when disturbed. Seen regularly in Candaba.
Photo credit :
Romy Ocon, www.pbase.com/liquidstone