Great Crested Grebe
Distribution and Habitat
The largest of these birds is the Great Crested Grebe. It's not very common and looks about the size of a Hard Head.
The Great Crested Grebe is fully protected in all states and territories and must not be shot.
Their head shape, long neck and unusual crest are all fairly obvious. They don't fly very often. The head feathers are extended during breeding displays.
Video footage of the Great Crested Grebe is attached below.