A young pied-billed grebe (Podilymbus podiceps), wet from a dive, swims rapidly in a pond at Magnuson Park, Seattle, in late spring. Reflection of spring vegetation turns the pond a beautiful green. This grebe and and an adult, presumably a parent, dove repeatedly in the pond, the adult first, but coming up last. When the young grebe surfaced after its dive, it would look around frantically for the adult. When it finally spotted the adult it would rush to the side of the adult, calling as it went. This photo was taken as the young grebe rushed to the side of the adult. The adult is not shown in the image, but can be seen in my image Feed Me.
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