In the hot summer weather he would bathe twenty times a day, and was as much at home in the water as any dabchick.
"Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood" by George MacDonald
Along the shore, in a weedy shallow, the peaceful dabchicks were feeding.
"A Florida Sketch-Book" by Bradford Torrey
Here he loved to dwell, and hunt moorhens and dabchicks and water-rats all night long by the banks of silvery Coln.
"A Cotswold Village" by J. Arthur Gibbs
Our familiar Pied-billed Grebe or Dabchick disappears so suddenly, that 'Water Witch' is one of its common names.
"Citizen Bird" by Mabel Osgood Wright and Elliott Coues
Why, I thought to myself, had fate denied to me the peaceful domesticity of the DABCHICKS?
"Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 101, July 11, 1891" by Various
Moorhens, coots and dabchicks are abundant; the reed-sparrow is heard only in a few districts.
"Hertfordshire" by Herbert W Tompkins
The most expert waterman that sculls his skiff on the Thames or Isis, is but an humble and unskillful imitator of the dabchick.
"Love's Meinie" by John Ruskin
The little grebe or dabchick.
"Birds of the Indian Hills" by Douglas Dewar
I recognized it as the dabchick.
"Life at Puget Sound: With Sketches of Travel in Washington Territory, British Columbia, Oregon and California" by Caroline C. Leighton
After a time the muddy brown eggs crack open one by one, and out come the young Dabchicks, pretty, little, fuzzy brown balls.
"Our Young Folks at Home and Abroad" by Various