Latin Name: Podilymbus podiceps
Photographer: Ruth Ann Angus
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Key Identifying Points: In breeding feathers, black ring on pale bill-nonbreeding, stout bill
Found on ponds, bays, and other open water, usually near aquatic vegetation. Usually solitary or in small groups. Dives for aquatic insects, crayfish, and small fish. Stout bill and overall brownish color.