Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Baby Red-necked grebes Have Arrived

     Three posts ago I showed you a direct look at Red-necked grebe nest. some of you wee interested in what the hatchlings would look like. I knew I would never get pictures as they don't stay long at the nest.



     People at the Nature Center did get pictures when the eggs hatched. So I'll give you a link that will take you to the baby grebes. My friend Kathryn wrote the blog and my friend Doug Pedersen took the pictures.

      Look hard to see the little guys and I hope you enjoy their post.

23 comments:

  1. I love the stripes! Baby grebes and coots really have a face only a mother could love! Friend Doug must have been tickled to catch the photos.

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    1. I would think he regretted not having his camera instead of the phone.

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  2. their stripes just amaze me! :)

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    1. I was surprised ti see the stripes too.

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  3. That was so interesting. Thank you for the share of the link Red.

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    1. Doug got lucky as he just happened to be there.

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  4. Thanks for the link. I did check it out. Truly amazing and wonderful.

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    1. Yes , usually we see them from the side rather than from above.

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  5. Special. You are lucky to share this.

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    1. I'm sure a photo from above would be very rare.

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  6. I wasn't expecting stripes either and he got them at a very young stage - so tiny.
    Thanks for the update Red.

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    1. The fourth egg never hatched so I think they would leave very soon. I saw them yesterday in the same area. You could see the little one clinging to her back.

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  7. That is nice, so tiny with stripes.

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    1. The color and stripes surprised me.

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  8. I checked out the link, too, and I am glad you have this resource, Red. Thanks for sharing it.

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    1. I wish he would have had his camera!

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  9. I was not expecting them to be striped..very cute! Glad they hatched okay! Thanks Red:)

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    1. The stripes surprised me. The fourth egg didn't hatch.

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  10. Very interesting! I enjoyed these little birds...the stripes were a surprise.

    Linda
    http://coloradofarmlife.wordpress.com

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  11. I have never seen these before and ws quite surprised at the tiny stripe on these little fellas. Thanks Red for this information and reference to the site :)

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