A dabchick in the water.
dabchick definition by Webster's New World
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- the smallest European grebe (Podiceps ruficollis)
- ☆ pied-billed grebe
Origin: dab plush chick: from the manner of diving
dabchick definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Any of various small grebes of the genus Podiceps.
Origin: Alteration of dobchick : Middle English doppe, diving bird (from Old English -doppa; see didapper) + chick.