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It would be nice to see a real photograph of a Great Crested Grebe. Snowman 08:54, 26 May 2006 (UTC)
Behavioural Ecology and Notes on Improvement
Compared to the previous two entries, the one on great crested grebe has received significantly less attention. It is rated as start-class project on the quality scale and low-importance on the importance scale. Wikipedia states that it sets the importance scale to attempt to gauge the popularity of a particular topic. Those that are deemed of lower popular notability tend to be updated slowly with limited information. Therefore, the entry on great crested grebe requires editing in several areas. Generally, the structure still follows the common format, only that the content is much less detailed or elaborated. From my focus on sexual selection, I would at least add the fact that both female and male grebes have head-feather ornaments which is likely to have evolved through mutual mate choice. I would also add a possible explanation for this mutual mate selection. This could be that as monogamous bird, both females and males invest significant amount of parental care so it pays for both to choose high-quality mates (textbook 202). Other things like sexual competition, sexual conflict, as well as other behaviors such as cooperation, family conflicts and communication can also be added upon observation and research. Tianyi Cai (Talk)12:33, 26 September, 2012 (UTC)