For the purposes of our bird news services, this species is classed as Local: generally fairly regular or common species that a 'county lister' or a birding beginner might be interested in going to see. (Note that rarity levels are currently applied nationally and may not reflect local variations in abundance.)
Most recent UK and Irish reports of Red-necked Grebe
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European breeding populations (25)
Red-necked Grebe breeds in the following countries (Bird News Extra subscribers will see population statistics and information on trends for each country, and a map of population densities):
Armenia Belarus Bulgaria Croatia Czech Republic Denmark Estonia Finland France Georgia Germany Hungary Latvia Lithuania Macedonia Netherlands Poland Romania Russia Serbia and Montenegro Slovakia Slovenia Sweden Turkey Ukraine