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Bird Sightings : Hebrides : Little Grebe

 

 

Awaiting image for this species

 

 

Little Grebe

Tachbaptus rufcollis

Gaelic: Spàg-ri-tòn

 

  • Little Grebe
  • Tachbaptus rufcollis
  • Gaelic: Spàg-ri-tòn
  • WI: Uncommon Migrant Breeder (10-99 breeding pairs) to Uists. Scarce visitor (very small numbers recorded in most years) in Lewis & Harris where formerly bred

 

Little Grebe records in the Western Isles

Uncommon Migrant Breeder (10-99 breeding pairs) to Uists. Scarce visitor (very small numbers recorded in most years) in Lewis & Harris where it formerly bred
Source: Outer Hebrides Bird Report (2001)

 


On the chart below the darker the shade of blue the more abundant the Little Grebe is during a month or the more likely you are to see it.

J

F

M

A

M

J

J

A

S

O

N

D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Source: Outer Hebrides Birds Checklist)

 

 

 

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