Birds of Ireland

Little Grebe

Little Grebe

The Little Grebe is present throughout Ireland on lakes, ponds and estuaries. Their appearance changes during the breeding season and they can look quite different in and out of breeding season.

Best Sites

Most lakes and large ponds. Lough Neagh in Northern Ireland has large numbers.

Little Grebe at Broadmeadows Estuary, Dublin: Canon 600D, 70 - 300 Lens, 1/500 Sec, F13, ISO 320

Little Grebe at Bushy Park, Dublin: Canon 600D, 70 - 300 Lens, 1/500 Sec, F5.6, ISO 1000

Little Grebe in Breeding Season at Bull Island, Dublin: Canon 7D MKll, 100 - 400 Lens, 1/600 Sec, F5.6, ISO 320

Little Grebe at Bushy Park, Dublin: Canon 600D, 70 - 300 Lens, 1/500 Sec, F5.6, ISO 640