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Atitlan Grebe

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end40a.jpg (78651 bytes) Giant Pied-billed Grebe Alternate name
Podilymbus gigas Scientific name
Podicipediformes Order
Podicipedidae Family
46–50 cm Length
Freshwater Lake Atitian. Altitude 1500 m. Was endemic to Guatemala. Habitat-Altitude-Range
4 to 5 white eggs. Incubation and care by both parents Clutch
Aquatic insects, small fish, amphibians and crustaceans. Food  
3617 - TSN: 202222 World Number
Extinct killed by greedy people introducing Bass for sport. (when will we ever learn) Status

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Czech: Potápka obrovská, potápka tlustozobá
Danish: Atitlánlappedykker
German: Atitlantaucher
English: Atitlan Grebe, Atitlán Grebe, Giant Grebe, Giant Pied-billed, Giant Pied-billed Grebe
Spanish: Poc de Atitlán, Somormujo de Atitlán, Somormujo del lago Atitlán, Zambullidor de Atitlán, Zambullidor Picurio, Zampullín del Atitlan, Zampullín del Atitlán, Zampullín del Lago Atitlán
Spanish (Mexico): Zambullidor de Atitlán
Estonian: atitláni pütt
Finnish: atitlaninuikku, Guatemalanuikku
French: Grčbe de l'Atitlan, Grčbe du lac Atitlan, Grčbe géant
Italian: Podilimbo del Lago Atitlan, Podilimbo gigante, Svasso dell'Atitlan
Japanese: ooobihashikaitsuburi
Japanese: オオオビハシカイツブリ
Latin: Podilymbus gigas
Dutch: Atitlanfuut, Atitlan-fuut, Atitlŕnfuut
Norwegian: Atitlandykker
Polish: perkoz gwatemalski
Russian: Атитланская поганка
Northern Sami: atitlandopping, jättedopping
Slovak: potápka atitlánska
Swedish: Atitlandopping
Chinese: 巨䴙䴘
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