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Grebes (Podicipedidae)

Junin Flightless Grebe (Podiceps taczanowskii) - HBW 1, p. 195

French: Grèbe de Taczanowski German: Punataucher Spanish: Zampullín del Junín
Other common names: Puna/Taczanowski's/Junin Grebe

Taxonomy: Podiceps taczanowskii Berlepsch and Stolzmann, 1894, Lake Junín, Peru.
Sometimes placed in genus Dytes. May form superspecies with P. nigricollis, P. andinus and P. occipitalis, although sympatric with P. o. juninensis. Monotypic.

Distribution: L Junín, C Peru; recently introduced to other nearby lakes.

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