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Grebes Walk on Water


How on earth do grebes dance on the surface of the water? Thanks to high speed cameras we see just how grebes can propel themselves as if they walk on top of the water in the Upper Klamath Lake. It is an amazing sight.

Producer - Vince Patton
Videographer & Editor - Todd Sonflieth
Video Courtesy - Harvard University Concord Field Station, J & L Global Inc.

More Information
Harvard Concord Field Station
Klamath Wildlife Refuges
1940s Film of Grebes

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Part of Episode

Cranberry Farming; Grebes Walk on Water; North Umpqua Geology

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2401
Original Broadcast: October 4, 2012