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Pied-billed Grebe

Podilymbus podiceps (Linnaeus, 1758)

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps podiceps Andrew Spencer 2012-06-28 Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge, Rio Grande County, Colorado, Rio Grande (United States) (2300 m) call (A) - natural vocalization; calls from one of a pair of birds (the same pair as in XC109907) hiding in some cattails in a large cattail marsh. bird-seen:yes playback-used:no 109908
xeno-canto.org
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps Eric DeFonso 2012-06-17 Marble Hot Springs Rd, Plumas Cty, CA, Plumas (United States) (1500 m) call -

Parent birds swimming in roadside wetland, near nest.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

113810
xeno-canto.org
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps podiceps Andrew Spencer 2012-06-28 Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge, Rio Grande County, Colorado, Rio Grande (United States) (2300 m) call (A) - duet in response to playback from a different pair than in XC109907, in open water at the edge of a large cattail marsh. bird-seen:yes playback-used:no 109910
xeno-canto.org
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps Paul Marvin 2013-12-01 Viera Wetlands, Florida, Brevard (United States) (10 m) call -

one of a pair in marsh

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

161378
xeno-canto.org
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps antarcticus Francisco Rivas Fuenzalida 2012-12-21 Lago Lanalhue, Bío-Bío (Chile) (3 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

115066
xeno-canto.org
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps antarcticus Bernabe Lopez-Lanus 18-03-2000 Laguna de Pedro Palo, Tena, Cundinamarca, Colombia (Colombia) (2200 m) 'Song' (A) -   54438
xeno-canto.org
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps podiceps Andrew Spencer 2012-06-08 Burke County prairie potholes, North Dakota, Burke (United States) (750 m) calls (A) - natural vocalizations from a pair of birds at fairly close range on a large prairie pothole. Quiet calls throughout, and a loud chatter duet at around 1m. 103478
xeno-canto.org
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps JAYRSON ARAUJO DE OLIVEIRA 2018-12-27 Santa Rita do Novo Destino, Goiás, Chácara Jayrson, Goiás (Brazil) (500 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

448477
xeno-canto.org
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps antarcticus Bernabe Lopez-Lanus 20-10-2001 Estancia La Verdosa (San Enrique), Partido de 25 de Mayo, Buenos Aires, Argentina., Argentina (Argentina) (55 m) Song (A) -   45464
xeno-canto.org
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps Paul Marvin 2018-01-09 Peña Blanca Lake, Arizona, Santa Cruz (United States) (1200 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

451357
xeno-canto.org
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps Paul Marvin 2018-01-09 Peña Blanca Lake, Arizona, Santa Cruz (United States) (1200 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

451358
xeno-canto.org
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps Martin St-Michel 2016-06-04 Baie-du-Febvre, Nicolet-Yamaska, Québec, Centre Bois-Francs: Nicolet-Yamaska (Canada) (10 m) call -

Same individual featured in XC320666. Habitat: freshwater marsh.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

320667
xeno-canto.org
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps antarcticus Bernabe Lopez-Lanus 15-04-2000 Laguna de Pedro Palo, Cundinamarca, Colombia (Colombia) (55 m) Song (A) - First part lacking 45466
xeno-canto.org
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps Martin St-Michel 2014-05-19 Réserve nationale de faune du lac Saint-François , Le Haut-Saint-Laurent, Québec, Montérégie: Le Haut-Saint-Laurent (Canada) (50 m) song -

Habitat: marsh.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

179587
xeno-canto.org
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps antarcticus Bernabe Lopez-Lanus 15-04-2000 Laguna de Pedro Palo, Cundinamarca, Colombia (Colombia) (55 m) Calls (A) - Interaction with juvenil? 45468
xeno-canto.org
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps Alvaro Jaramillo 25-02-04 PN Huerquehue, IX Region, Chile (Chile) (? m) song (B) - From Birds Sounds of Southern South America by Lopez-Lanus (2008) 59973
xeno-canto.org
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps antarcticus Bernabe Lopez-Lanus 15-04-2000 Laguna de Pedro Palo, Cundinamarca, Colombia (Colombia) (55 m) Calls (B) -   45467
xeno-canto.org
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps Bernabe Lopez-Lanus 02-05-04 PN Lanin-Lago Quillen, Neuquen, Argentina (Argentina) (? m) song (B) - From Birds Sounds of Southern South America by Lopez-Lanus (2008) 51137
xeno-canto.org
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps Eric DeFonso 2014-03-10 Laguna Cartagena WR, Lajas, Lajas (Puerto Rico) (10 m) song -

The classic whinnying song, although not exactly full-throated. Habitat is wetland reserve amid dry tropical forest/agricultural area.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

173687
xeno-canto.org
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps Paul Marvin 2015-04-12 Dairymart Ponds, San Diego County, California, San Diego (United States) (10 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

283519
xeno-canto.org
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps antarcticus Bernabe Lopez-Lanus 15-04-2000 Laguna de Pedro Palo, Tena, Cundinamarca, Colombia (Colombia) (2150 m) 'Song' (B) -   54500
xeno-canto.org
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps Paul Marvin 2018-01-30 north end of Garst Rd, Calipatria, Imperial County, California, Imperial (United States) (-70 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

452095
xeno-canto.org
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps Sunny Tseng 2019-04-28 Thompson-Nicola E (near 70 Mile House), Thompson-Nicola, British Columbia, Thompson-Nicola (Canada) (1100 m) call, wail calls -

Recording normalized to -3 dB. Sections from the same individual.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

479780
xeno-canto.org
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps Dan Lane 2009-04-19 Walden Reservoir, Jackson Co., Colorado, Jackson (United States) (2500 m) song -

Response to playback from a bird in cattail-lined pond. As it vocalized, its bill was slightly open, and the throat was inflated with each note, the head appeared laterally inflated a bit as well. Eventually, it swam into the cattails, continuing singing (this cut), where it could not be seen.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

216673
xeno-canto.org
Note: a maximum of 20 records are shown. For more recordings of this species, as well as maps, sonograms, and advanced searches, please visit xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.

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