No.064 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus L=56cm Rank : 4
Winter Visitor

Largest grebe in Japan. Very rare sighting in Asakawa River Basin. In Tama City, a neighbouring city of Hino, some of the species in summer plumage were observed during end-April to June, 2008, in Tama River.
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Winter Plumage