10 April 2017

Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus // Corcodel mare)

Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus // Corcodel mare)
Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus // Corcodel mare)
The great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) is a member of the grebe family of water birds noted for its elaborate mating display. The scientific name comes from Latin. Podiceps is from podicis, "vent" and pes, "foot", and is a reference to the placement of a grebe's legs towards the rear of its body, and the species name, cristatus means "crested". More...


Great Crested Grebe’s courtship ritual documented on 10 April 2017 in Comana Natural Park, Romania.
Location: Strada Gelu Naum, 607, Comana 087055, Romania

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