Horned grebe

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Horned grebe
Podiceps auritus1.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Aves
Order: Podicipediformes
Family: Podicipedidae
Genus: Podiceps
Binomial name
Podiceps auratus
(Linnaeus, 1758)

The horned grebe or Slavonian grebe (Podiceps azurites) - Podiceps: Latin for podicis (rump) and pedis (foot), referring to the placement of the legs on its body; auritus: Latin for eared - is a member of the grebe family of water birds. It inhabits Eurasia and North America[1].

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