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Podicipediformes World Map Parvclassis : Neognathae
An order with just one family and only 21 species, they are some of the worlds most beautiful and interest birds. There courtship displays are a delight. There are 22 species listed below but sadly the Atitlan Grebe is now extinct thanks to the introduction of large and small mouth bass into its only haunt Lake Atitlan. I hope we will learn before we do much more damage to the creatures that we share this planet with.


This photo was taken on February 19, 2011 By NZSam all rights reserved

Then there was twenty

Today it was announced that the Alaotra Grebe is officially extinct on the Red List.

If you care follow [link]    06/05/2015


Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds all rights reserved


3609 White-tufted Grebe Rollandia rolland Least Concern TSN: 562792
3610 Short-winged Grebe Rollandia microptera Endangered TSN: 562791
3611 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis Least concern TSN: 563259
  Tricolored Grebe Tachybaptus tricolor Least concern TSN: 563259
3612 Australasian Grebe Tachybaptus novaehollandiae Least concern TSN: 563257
3613 Alaotra Grebe Tachybaptus rufolavatus Extinct TSN: 563260
3614 Madagascar Grebe Tachybaptus pelzelnii Vulnerable TSN: 563258
3615 Least Grebe Tachybaptus dominicus Least concern TSN: 174508
3616 Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps Least concern TSN: 174505
3617 Atitlan Grebe Podilymbus gigas Extinct TSN: 202222
3618 Hoary-headed Grebe Poliocephalus poliocephalus Least Concern TSN: 562371
3619 New Zealand Grebe Poliocephalus rufopectus Vulnerable TSN: 562372
3620 Great Grebe Podiceps major Least Concern TSN: 174492
3621 Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena Least Concern TSN: 174479
3622 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus Least Concern TSN: 174491
  Australasian crested grebe Podiceps cristatus infuscatus Least Concern TSN: 174491
3623 Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus Least Concern TSN: 174482
3624 Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis Least Concern TSN: 174485
3625 Colombian Grebe Podiceps andinus Extinct TSN: 562345
3626 Silvery Grebe Podiceps occipitalis Least Concern TSN: 174494
3627 Puna Grebe Podiceps taczanowskii Critically Endangered TSN: 174501
3628 Hooded Grebe Podiceps gallardoi Endangered TSN: 562346
3629 Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis Least Concern TSN: 174503
3630 Clark's Grebe Aechmophorus clarkii Least Concern TSN: 554027
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