Red-necked Grebe

Podiceps grisegena

Red-necked Grebe Alaska

Red-necked Grebe

Species
  • Latin: Podiceps grisegena
  • Iñupiaq: sublitchauraq
Viewing Scale
Chances of seeing Red-necked Grebe in Alaska
  • Description

    Red-necked grebes have black caps, with a spiked crown off the back of the head. They have whiteish cheeks and chestnut-reddish necks and breast that blend in to dark gray to blackish bodies.

    Predators

    Great Horned Owl,

  • Habitat & Range
    Red-necked grebes can be found throughout most of Alaska, though seldom seen along Arctic coast. They mostly move to the pacific coast of Alaska for winter.