Great Crested Grebe photographed in Portmore Lough, south Lough Neagh in County Antrim in 26 May 2011.
The Great Crested Grebe is 46–51 centimetres (18–20 in) long with a 59–73 centimetres (23–29 in) wingspan. It is an excellent swimmer and diver, and pursues its fish prey underwater. The adults are unmistakable in summer with head and neck decorations. In winter, this is whiter than most grebes, with white above the eye, and a pink bill. It is the largest European grebe. Information taken from Wikipedia.
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