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Great Crested Grebe ( Podiceps cristatus )
Description Photograph (click on the image to increase it) Various
Present all year long in France, it possesses a reddish beak and in bridal period a mobile crest and a red collar. He lives mainly on the water, very fast in dive due to its paws and the spindle-shaped body. Great Crested Grebe It dives as deep as several metres and can stay until 50 seconds under the water.
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Habitat  : Like the quiet and full of fish zones with a rich vegetation. Winter one can meet them in the maritime bays.
Food  : Fishes, mollusks, tritons, frogs, insects
Size  :18.124 inch (46-51 cm) Weight  : 800 - 1 kg Wing span : 33.49 inch (85-90 cm)
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