Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps) Chatfield Wetlands along South Platte River, Chatfield State Park Jefferson County CO January 2017 Week #1 Jeff Skrentny IMG_1038
Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps) The Marina Cherry Creek Reservoir Cherry Creek State Park Arapahoe County CO January 2017 Week #1 Jeff Skrentny IMG_0942
The pied-billed grebe (Podilymbus podiceps) is a species of the grebe family of water birds. Since the Atitlán grebe (Podilymbus gigas) has become extinct, it is the sole extant member of the genus Podilymbus. The pied-billed grebe is primarily found in ponds throughout the Americas. Other names of this grebe include American dabchick, dabchick, Carolina grebe, devil-diver, dive-dapper, dipper, hell-diver, pied-billed dabchick, pied-bill, thick-billed grebe, and water witch.