Definition of Pied-billed grebe

1. Noun. American grebe having a black-banded whitish bill.

Exact synonyms: Podilymbus Podiceps
Generic synonyms: Grebe
Group relationships: Genus Podilymbus, Podilymbus



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Literary usage of Pied-billed grebe

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1. Birds that Hunt and are Hunted: Life Histories of One Hundred and Seventy by Neltje Blanchan (1904)
"... was conspicuously different from any other, is often confounded with the pied-billed grebe, which accounts for the similarity of their popular names. ..."

2. Bird-life: A Guide to the Study of Our Common Birds by Frank Michler Chapman, Ernest Thompson Seton (1897)
"pied-billed grebe. Length. 13'50 inches. Summer plumage, upper parts blackish brov/n ; throat and spot on bill black ; fore neck brownish, rest of under ..."

3. Michigan Bird Life: A List of All the Bird Species Known to Occur in the by Walter Bradford Barrows (1912)
"Nest and Eggs of pied-billed grebe. From photograph by Thos. L. Hankinson. Family 2. ... Piedbilled Grebe ..."

4. Public School Methods (1921)
"(e) pied-billed grebe. But perhaps here is the most curious nest of all — the floating nest of the grebe, or diver. It is a veritable floating island made ..."

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