|Great Crested Grebe ( Podiceps cristatus )|
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| 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.
|| It dives as deep as several metres and can stay until 50 seconds under the water.
|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)