Davis, J, Welch, R. C, Costantini, C, Gazave, E, Henry, P, Lorek, G, Lynch, C, Pointon, M. J, Simmonds, M, Boyd, M, Glue, D, Vittery, A, Ruttledge, R. F & Elkins, N / October 1996 – vol. 89, issue 10, pp 451–460 On 21st June 1992, along the Basingstoke Canal, Hampshire, I came across a family of Little Grebes Tachybaptus ruficollis. While watching the adults feeding their four young, I noticed a Pike Esox lucius about 30 cm long approach through the clear water from a clump of weeds; before the Pike had got within 6-7 m, one of the adult grebes dived and chased it off underwater. Although BWP (vol. 1) sta... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.