Birding for Beginners - Pied Billed Grebe

May. 14, 2014

If you ever find yourself lurking around a marsh, and hear something that sound like it belongs in the jungles of Africa, chances are it is a pied-billed grebe. This tiny waterbird creates a big sound; an accelerating, descending series of low, throaty clucks that is quite distinctive. Pied-billed grebes are talkers, too, and their vocalizations are a common part of the sounds of the marsh.