The Pied-billed Grebe is a species of grebe that lives and breeds in the Americas. Pied-billed Grebes are small and stocky. Males and females have similar plumage. They develop a broad black band around their bills during breeding season, giving them their descriptive common name. Pied-billed Grebes breed throughout much of North America. This is our totally cute Birdorable Pied-billed Grebe!