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Silvery Grebe

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podocc15989.jpg (56613 bytes) Alternate name
Podiceps occipitalis Scientific name
Podicipediformes Order
Podicipedidae Family
29–30.5 cm Length
Freshwater lakes. Altitude up to 5,000 m. Range [Argentina:- Argentine Region, Cuyo, Gran Chaco, Mesopotamia, Patagonia,] Bolivia, [Brazil:- Center-West Brazil, Buenos Aires, Mato Grosso do Sul, Săo Paulo,] Chile, Colombia, Falkland Islands, Paraguay, Peru. Habitat-Altitude-Range
4 - 6 blue eggs. Incubation & care by both parents. Clutch
Insects, larvae, small fish, water snails. Food  
3626 - TSN: 174494 World Number
Least Concern Status

Photo by Arthur Grosset © all rights reserved

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds © all rights reserved

Silvery Grebe song
Podiceps occipitalis (0:16)
Alvaro Jaramillo XC59974
15-11-04, Chile

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Danish: Sřlvlappedykker
German: Inkataucher
English: Crested Grebe, Silver Grebe, Silvery Grebe, Silvery Grebe (occipitalis), Southern Silvery Grebe, Southern Silvery-G
Spanish: Blanquillo, Zampullín Blanquillo
French: Grčbe aux belles joues, Grčbe aux belles joues (forme nominale), Grčbe aux belles joues (nominal), Grčbe aux belles joues (nominale), Grčbe aux belles joues (race nominale)
Latin: Podiceps occipitalis, Podiceps occipitalis occipitalis
Polish: perkoz zlotoczuby, perkoz złotoczuby

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