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Alternate name
Podiceps major Scientific name
Podicipediformes Order
Podicipedidae Family
67–80 cm Length
Coastal inshore waters, freshwater lakes, up to Altitude 1,200 m. Found in:- [Argentina:- Argentine Region:- Cuyo, Gran Chaco, Mesopotamia, Patagonia.] [Brazil:- Northeast Brazil, South Brazil, Buenos Aires, Santa Catarina, São Paulo, Sergipe.] Chile, Falkland Islands, Paraguay, Peru & Uruguay. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Clutch
Aquatic insects, small fish and crustaceans Food  
  Habits
3620 - TSN: 174492 World Number
Least Concern Status

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Great Grebe Felix Vidoz PN Lago Puelo, Chubut Argentina song XC53311

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Czech: Potápka velká
Danish: Stor Lappedykker
German: Magellantaucher, Südamerika-Rothalstaucher
English: Graet grebe, Great Grebe
Spanish: Huala, Macá grande, Macá Grande, Macá Pico Grueso, Somormujo Macachón
Spanish (Argentine): Macá grande
Spanish (Bolivia): Macá grande
Spanish (Paraguay): Macá grande
Spanish (Uruguay): Macá grande, Macá Grande, Macá Pico Grueso
Estonian: suurpütt
Finnish: Isouikku
French: Grand Grèbe, Grèbe de Magellan
Guarani: Ype apa guasu
Icelandic: Hauggoði
Italian: Svasso gigante, Svasso maggiore del Sud America, Svasso maggiore del Sudamerica
Japanese: ookaitsuburi
Japanese: オオカイツブリ
Latin: Podicephorus major, Podiceps major
Lithuanian: Didysis kragas
Dutch: Grote Fuut
Norwegian: Spydnebbdykker
Polish: perkoz olbrzymi
Portuguese: chorona, mergulhão-caçador, mergulhão-grande, Mergulhao-grande o, Mergulhao-grande o chorona
Portuguese (Brazil): chorona, mergulhão-caçador, Mergulhão-grande
Russian: Большая поганка, Магелланова поганка
Slovak: potápka dlhozobá , Potápka Magellanova
Slovenian: veliki ponirek
Swedish: Stordopping
Chinese: 大䴙䴘
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