1 in 4 UK birds are now on the Red List of Conservation Concern. Together, with your support, we can help shape their future.
Arguably the most attractive of the UK's breeding grebes, with its golden ear tufts and trilling calls. It looks similar to the black-necked grebe in winter but has whiter cheeks which almost meet at the back of the neck. Due to its small breeding population it is a Red List species.
What they eat:
Fish and insect larvae.
- UK breeding:
- 30 pairs
- UK wintering:
- 1,100 birds
This bird species has different identifying features depending on sex/age/season.