Definition of Black-necked grebe

1. Noun. Small grebe with yellow ear tufts and a black neck; found in Eurasia and southern Africa as well as western United States.

Exact synonyms: Eared Grebe, Podiceps Nigricollis
Generic synonyms: Grebe

Definition of Black-necked grebe

1. Noun. A freshwater bird, ''Podiceps nigricollis'', of the grebe family (''Podicipedidae'') ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Black-necked Grebe

black-headed snake
black-hooded antshrike
black-hooded antshrikes
black-legged tick
black-letter law
black-necked cobra
black-necked grebe (current term)
black-necked screamer
black-necked screamers
black-necked stilt
black-necked stork
black-necked swan
black-necked swans
black-stem spleenwort
black-stemmed spleenwort
black-striped wallabies
black-striped wallaby
black-tailed deer

Literary usage of Black-necked grebe

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1. The Nests and Eggs of British Birds: When and where to Find Them : Being a by Charles Dixon (1894)
"... black-necked grebe, Podiceps nigricollis, Brehm, has bred in our islands, in Norfolk, but up to the present time no nest has been actually discovered. ..."

2. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1897)
"They are not to be distinguished from those of the black-necked grebe, and are of a greenish-white colour with the usual chalky covering. ..."

3. An Illustrated Manual of British Birds by Howard Saunders (1899)
"The black-necked grebe is merely a wanderer to the southern portions of Scandinavia; but Benzon assured Mr. Dresser that it bred regularly near Thy, ..."

4. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1920)
"The black-necked grebe. By Oliver G. Pike. Account of a nesting at Tring with a wonderful series of photographs of the nest and bird under various ..."

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