New Mexico Birds: Podicipediformes


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Podicipedidae: Western Grebe (Aechmophorus occidentalis)

Western grebes sometimes pass through Albuquerque on their migrations.


Podicipedidae: Eared Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)

Eared grebes aren't common in Albuquerque, but they either breed, winter, or migrate everywhere in New Mexico.


Podicipedidae: Pied-Billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps)

Breeding adult pied-billed grebes have bills that are more black-and-white than nonbreeding adults/immatures.