Great Crested Grebe with Chicks AKA Humbugs!


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I have been following a pair of Great Crested Grebes at Watermead Lake, Aylesbury for a few weeks since their chicks hatched only a few weeks ago (mid April). The Grebes are a stunning bird particularly during their courtship rituals. … Continue reading

Great Crested Grebes and Chicks (Humbugs)


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The resident pair of Great Crested Grebes feeding their chicks (AKA Humbugs – after the sweet) at Watermead Lake, Aylesbury. © [John Mallaney] and [], [2021]. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this … Continue reading

Great Crested Grebe with Catch!


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Still find it amazing how such a relatively small grebe can manage to swallow such a large fish with ease. Not an expert on fish but think the unfortunate victim may be a Tench. Taken at Watermead Lake, Aylesbury. © … Continue reading

Courting Great Crested Grebes


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A few shots of a couple of great crested grebes carrying out their elaborate courtship dance.  It would have been ideal if the weather had been better and the grebes closer to shore however, this was the first time I had … Continue reading