Upperparts dark brown, underparts white. Eyes yellow with a cream spot underneath. When breeding: head black and neck red-brown, and spot under eye is yellow. Body up to 28 cm long.
Australasian Grebes form small flocks during the non-breeding season. They dive underwater when alarmed.
Freshwater wetlands and dams.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Least Concern