Photographer's Note

Nidification
Comme tous les grbes, cet oiseau niche au bord de leau parmi les joncs et les roseaux clairsems, parfois mme dcouvert sur certains sites (gravires et lagunes). Le nid flottant est constitu de vgtaux aquatiques, algues, brindilles et roseaux plus ou moins dcomposs, accrochs des vgtaux submergs. il est construit par les deux partenaires. La femelle pond davril (parfois ds fin mars) juillet de 4 7 ufs.

Nesting
Like all grebes, it nests at the edge of the water among the reeds and rushes sparse and sometimes short on some sites (gravel pits and lagoons). The floating nest consists of aquatic plants, seaweed, twigs and reeds roughly broken down, clinging to submerged vegetation. it is built by both partners. The female lays April (sometimes as early as the end of March) to July 4 to 7 eggs

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