This small grebe has beautiful golden tufts of feathers on its face, contrasting with its black head and neck. Its steep forehead makes its head look 'peaked'. A rare breeding bird, it is also uncommon in winter.
It is listed as a Schedule 1 species on The Wildlife and Countryside Act.
What they eat:
Insects, crustaceans and small fish.
- UK breeding:
- 32-51 pairs
- UK wintering:
- 130 birds
This bird species has different identifying features depending on sex/age/season.