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Family Description
Small to medium sized diving birds.
Lobed feet with each toe having a hinged flap on either side.
Short, inconspicuous tail give them a 'tailess' look.

In Stanley Park
Aechmophorus occidentalis Aechmophorus occidentalis
Grebe, Western

Podiceps auritus Podiceps auritus
Grebe, Horned

Podiceps grisegena Podiceps grisegena
Grebe, Red-necked

Podilymbus podiceps Podilymbus podiceps
Grebe, Pied-billed


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