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Slavonian Grebe

Podiceps auritus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Пірникоза червоношия | Красношейная поганка

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Slavonian Grebe in breeding plumage have black-brownish upperparts; upperhead, throat and long collar-feathers are black; eye-strip is pale-rusty; fore and flanks of neck. Craw, breast-flanks and body-flanks are rusty; undertail is smoky; underparts and majority of secondaries are white. Bill is black, and yellowish in base; lags are blackish in outer parts and olive-grey in inner ones. Eyes are red. Winter plumage has lack of rusty and collar; head-flanks and chin are white, fore-neck is smoky; flanks are with grey patches. Juveniles are similar on winter adults but have slightly greyer mantle. Sizes: wing 132-153, bill 21-27 мм. Weight 250-340 gr.


"Птицы Казахстана" том 1. "Наука". Алма-Ата, 1960.


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Рогатая поганка, Horned Grebe

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