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Six is the highest number of Little grebes (Tachybaptus ruficollis) I’ve ever seen in one group – these were on Roath Park Lake a couple of days ago – but the really tricky thing was to get them all above water and in shot at the same time!

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One, two, plus two with their heads below water … and two circles of bubbles.

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One up, three on their way under … and two nowhere to be seen.

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Nope!

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Almost!

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YES! Success at last.