Podicipediformes

Grebes (Podicipedidae)

HBW 1, p. 174

  • Small to largish waterbirds with pointed bill, lobed toes and highly reduced tail.
  • All regions except Antarctic; greatest diversity in New World.
  • Freshwater habitats, in winter often on marine waters; mostly found in temperate zones.
  • 6 genera, 22 species, 53 taxa.
  • 5 species threatened; 2 of these probably extinct since 1600.
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6 genera, 22 species

1380 files covering
6 genera (100%)
19 species (86%)

 

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6 genera (100%)
19 species (86%)
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6 genera (100%)
19 species (86%)
    22 sound recordings covering
4 genera (67%)
11 species (50%)
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