Grebe

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Grebes
Temporal range: Oligocene-Holocene, 25–0 Ma
Podiceps nigricollis 001.jpg
Black-necked grebe (Podiceps nigricollis nigricollis), in non-breedin plumage
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Clade: Aequorlitornithes
Clade: Mirandornithes
Order: Podicipediformes
Fürbringer, 1888
Faimily: Podicipedidae
Bonaparte, 1831
Genera

A grebe /ˈɡrb/ is a member o the Podicipediformes order, a widely distributit order o freshwatter divin birds, some o which veesit the sea when migratin an in winter. This order contains anly a single family, the Podicipedidae, containin 22 species in 6 extant genera.