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New Zealand Grebe

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Alternate name
Poliocephalus rufopectus Scientific name
Podicipediformes Order
Podicipedidae Family
29 cm Length
Freshwater lagoons, lakes & pools, New Zealand:- North Island New Zealand & South Island New Zealand. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Clutch
Aquatic insects, small fish, amphibians and crustaceans. Food  
Usually found in pairs or family groups. Habits
3619 - TSN: 562372 World Number
Vulnerable Status

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Czech: Potápka novozélandská
Danish: Newzealandsk Lappedykker
German: Maoritaucher
English: New Zealand Dabchick, New Zealand Grebe, New Zealand Hoary-headed Grebe, Weweia
Spanish: Somormujo de Nueva Zelanda, Zampullín Maorí
Estonian: maoori pütt
Finnish: Uudenseelanninuikku
French: Grčbe de Maori, Grčbe de Nouvelle-, Grčbe de Nouvelle-Zélande
Italian: Svasso della Nuova Zelanda, Svasso di Nuova Zelanda, Tuffetto
Japanese: nyuajiarandokaitsuburi, nyu-ji-randokaitsu
Japanese: ニュアジアランドカイツブリ, ニューヂーランドカイツ
Latin: Podiceps rufopectus, Poliocephalus rufopectus
Maori: Weweia
Dutch: Nieuwzeelandfuut, Nieuw-Zeelandse Fuut
Norwegian: Maoridykker
Polish: perkoz maoryski
Russian: Новозеландская белоголовая поганка, Новозеландская Поганка
Slovak: potápka maorská
Swedish: Maoridopping
Chinese: 新西兰䴙䴘
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