Grebes - Family Podicipedidae
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps. Breeder. Common to uncommon in spring, rwinter, and fall, but uncommon to occasional in summer in all regions. Found on lakes, marshy ponds, and rarely in salt water. Low Conservation Concern.
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus. Fairly common in winter in Tennessee Valley and Gulf Coast regions, but uncommon to rare in Mountain and Inland Coastal Plain regions. Found on lakes, bays, and in the Gulf. MODERATE CONSERVATION CONCERN.
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena. Occasional in winter, especially in
Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis. Uncommon to rare in winter, spring, and fall in
Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis. Occasional in winter, spring, and fall. Found on sloughs, lakes, and in the Gulf.
Mirarchi. Ralph E., ed. 2004. Alabama Wildlife, Volume One. A Checklist of Vertebrates and Selected Invertebrates: Aquatic Mollusks, Fishes, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds and Mammals. The University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, AL. 209 pp.