Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Quack,quack,quack,wet and wild

A great crested grebe carries her chicks on her back. Grebes are characterized by their pointed bills. They are expert swimmers and divers but unable to walk on dry land so build floating nests.
Some 27 were sighted in the National Waterway Wildlife Survey 2007
Photo: Andy Rouse/Corbis
Guardian Unlimited © Guardian News and Media Limited 2007

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