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Madagascar Dabchick Alternate name
Tachybaptus pelzelnii Scientific name
Podicipediformes Order
Podicipedidae Family
25 cm Length
Fresh & saline water, pools, lakes & marshes, up to 2000 m. Endemic to Madagascar Habitat-Altitude-Range
3 - 4 eggs, August to March. Clutch
Aquatic insects, small fish and crustaceans. Food  
3614 - TSN: 563258 World Number
Vulnerable Status

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Czech: Potápka madagaskarská
Danish: Madagaskarlappedykker
German: Madagaskarzwergtauc, Madagaskarzwergtaucher, Pelzeln-Taucher
English: Madagascan Grebe, Madagascar Dabchick, Madagascar Grebe, Madagascar Little Grebe, Pelzeln's Grebe, Pelzen's Dabchick, Pelzen's Grebe
Spanish: Zampullín Malgache
Estonian: madagaskari väikepütt
Finnish: Madagaskarinuikku
French: Grčbe malgache
Italian: Tuffetto del Madagascar
Japanese: madagasukarukaitsuburi
Japanese: マダガスカルカイツブリ
Latin: Podiceps pelzelni, Podiceps pelzelnii, Tachybaptus pelzelni, Tachybaptus pelzelnii
Malagasy: Kiborano, Tsiriry, Vivy
Dutch: Pelzeln-doodaars, Pelzelns Dodaars
Norwegian: Madagaskardykker
Polish: perkozek bialosmugi, perkozek białosmugi
Russian: Мадагаскарская Поганка
Slovak: potápka stužkatá
Swedish: Madagaskarsmĺdopping
Swahili: Kibisi Malagasi
Chinese: 马岛小䴙䴘
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