Author 'Boucher Marc dit de Meilh' (Id 142820 ) : Photograph of Great Crested Grebe. Definition of this bird: 'The Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus) is a species of aquatic bird of the family Podicipedidae. '. This bird caught in a pond Dombes in Ain near the Bird Park is highly recognizable by its slender neck, her long gray beak and pink cheeks by the forelock of white and red beards ... a shaved tail. It is the size of a duck neck green with the legs as effective as a boat propeller to propel it quickly into the water. It nests on the edge of the banks on a floating nest most of the time. It feeds on fish, frogs, grubs, etc.. Marc Boucher said Meilhan.