Definition of Podiceps cristatus
1. Noun. Large Old World grebe with black ear tufts.
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Literary usage of Podiceps cristatus
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1. A history of British birds, indigenous and migratory by William Macgillivray (1852)
"Podiceps cristatus. Great Crested Grebe. Jen. Brit . Vert. Anim. 251. Podiceps cristatus. Bonap. Comp. List, 65. Male about twenty-four inches in length, ..."
2. The Birds of America by John James] [Audubon (1844)
"... have an oval form, and a smooth surface, of a uniform yellowish-white colour. Podiceps cristatus, Bonap. Syn., p. 417. Podiceps cristatus, Crested ..."
3. The Birds of Long Island by Jacob P. Giraud (1844)
"At the approach of winter migrates. South. Podiceps cristatus—LATHAM. CRESTED GREBE. ... Podiceps cristatus, Bonap. Syn. Crested Grebe, or Gaunt, ..."
4. Illustrations of British Ornithology by Prideaux John Selby (1833)
"Legs and toes greyish-black, with a greenish tinge. CRESTED GREBE. Podiceps cristatus, Lath. PLATE LXXIII. FIGS. 1. AND 2. Podiceps cristatus, Lath. ..."