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Great Grebe

Wingspan:3 feet 
Hieght:4 1/2 feet 
Whieght:3.5-4.4 lbs 
Lifespan:25 years

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Aves

Order: Podicipediformes

Genus: Podiceps

Species: P. major The great grebe is a species of bird living marshes, water ways, and slow rivers. During breeding they will move towards inlets with vegetation for protection. It will mostly eat fish and instects but it will go for other things such as small mollusks. This makes them highly adaptable which may be the cause of why their population is on the rise at an alarming rate.