Grebes (Podicipedidae)

Hoary-headed Grebe (Poliocephalus poliocephalus) - HBW 1, p. 191

French: Grèbe argenté German: Haarschopftaucher Spanish: Zampullín Canoso
Other common names: Hoary-headed Dabchick

Taxonomy: Podiceps poliocephalus Jardine and Selby, 1827, New South Wales.
Formerly included in Podiceps, and less frequently in Tachybaptus. Forms superspecies with P. rufopectus. Monotypic.

Distribution: Australia and Tasmania; recent isolated breeding in New Zealand.

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