Podiceps nigricollis

Common Names: Black-necked grebe, eared grebe
Category: Birds
Sub-category: Grebes

It occurs on every continent except Australia and Antarctica. The black-necked grebe is 11 to 13 inches long. The adult is unmistakable in summer with a black head and neck and yellow ear tufts. In winter, this small grebe is white with a poorly defined black cap.

This species breeds in vegetated areas of freshwater lakes.

Edible Notes: No available information on edibility.
Warnings: Not known to be dangerous.