Horned Grebe, also known as a Slavonian Grebe is a water bird of the Grebe family. The Horned Grebe is a small grebe at (12–15 in) long with a (18–22 in) wingspan. Unmistakable in summer, the plumage of both male and female includes a black head with brown puffy earlike tufts along the sides of its face. It shows a deep red neck, scarlet eyes, and a small, straight black bill tipped with white. It rides high in the water.