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grebe in Birds topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgrebegrebe /ɡriːb/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBBa water bird similar to a duck
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grebeOn deeper water teal, mallard and great crested grebes bobbed and coots squawked and chased each other noisily.We heard the growling call-note of great crested grebes.Red-heads dive constantly like grebes, but have conspicuously whiter cheeks, and are also much whiter than other small diving ducks.A little grebe paddled with surprising speed through the water.Moorhens, mallards, grebes and a heron work the murky water for their evening meals.Among those first to die were cormorants and black-necked grebes.Seabirds were badly affected, with cormorants and black-necked grebes being among the first to die.He had an interested audience of mallard, water-hen and the solitary grebe.