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Old Saturday 21st April 2012, 04:12   #1
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Clearwater, Florida - Water Bird

This very small duck was in a fresh water pond. When he swam his body was nearly submerged with just the top of his back above the surface. His size was considerably smaller than some Galinules in the area.

Both photos are of the same individual.

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Old Saturday 21st April 2012, 04:14   #2
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Looks like a Pied-billed Grebe to me.
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Agreed, Pied-billed Grebe
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