There are few records of pellet-ejection by grebes. The habit has been observed in the Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis by the late Major Maxwell Knight (D. E. Hanson in lift.) and in the Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus and Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podkeps by Storer (1961). The only reports of pellet-ejection in the Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus have been by Hardy (1952) and, agai...

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