pied-billed grebe

noun

Definition of pied-billed grebe

: a medium-sized North American grebe (Podilymbus podiceps) that is largely dark grayish brown above and whitish below and has a whitish bill encircled by a black band

called also dabchick, hell-diver

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“Pied-billed grebe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pied-billed%20grebe. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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