Hoary-headed Grebe Poliocephalus poliocephalus
Hoary-headed Grebe, The Coorong, SA, Australia, February 2006 - click for larger image Australia
February 2006

The Hoary-headed Grebe is distributed throughout Australia including Tasmania. It is found in open wetland habitats including seasonal inland lakes as well as on brackish or salt water bodies at the coast.

Hoary-headed Grebe, Warnambool Victoria, Australia, February 2006 - click for larger image Breeding adults show fine white streaks on the head looking like scruffy hair. Otherwise it is grey to buff and the bill is dark with a pale tip.
Hoary-headed Grebe, The Coorong, SA, Australia, February 2006 - click for larger image
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