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Delacour's Little Grebe or Rusty Grebe Alternate name
Tachybaptus rufolavatus Scientific name 
Podicipediformes Order
Podicipedidae Family   
25 cm Length
Tropical fresh water lakes. Madagascar Habitat-Altitude-Range
Fish, crustaceans. Food  
3613 - TSN: 563260 World Number
Extinct      05/05/2015 Follow link if you care. Status

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Czech: Pot?ka skoricovohrdl? pot?ka skořicovohrdl?br> Danish: Alaotralappedykker
German: Delacourzwergtaucher
English: Alaotra Grebe, Alaotra Little Grebe, Aloatra Dabchick, Aloatra Grebe, Aloatra Little Grebe, Delacour's Grebe, Delacour's Little Grebe, Madagascan Red-Nec, Madagascar Red-necked Grebe, Rusty Grebe
Spanish: Zampull? de Delacour, Zampull? del Alaoatra, Zampull? del Aloatra
Estonian: aloatra v?kep?t
Finnish: Alaotraj?venuikku
French: Gr?e de Delacour, Gr?e rouss?re
Italian: Tuffetto del Delacour, Tuffetto dell'Alaotra
Japanese: wakiakakaitsuburi
Japanese: ワキアカカイツブリ
Latin: Tachybaptus ruficollis rufolavatus, Tachybaptus rufoflavatus, Tachybaptus rufolarvatus, Tachybaptus rufolavatus
Malagasy: Kiborano, Vivy
Dutch: Madagaskardodaars
Norwegian: Alaotradykker
Polish: perkozek dlugodzioby, perkozek długodzioby
Russian: Карликовая поганка
Slovak: pot?ka jazern?br> Swedish: Alaotradopping
Swahili: Kibisi wa Alaotra
Chinese: 德氏小䴙䴘
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