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Mark Billiau.


Premium (World), region Antwerp, Belgium

Breeding time

The great crested grebe is a graceful bird that likes to built a nest of dead plants near the riparian vegetation on freshwater lakes well hidden between the dense reed.

A female lays usually 3 to 4 eggs. Both male and female breed on the nest (23 to 25 days).

Dutch name : Fuut
German name : Haubentaucher
Latin name : Podiceps cristatus

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