Grebes (Podicipedidae)

New Zealand Grebe (Poliocephalus rufopectus) - HBW 1, p. 192

French: Grèbe de Nouvelle Zélande German: Maoritaucher Spanish: Zampullín Maorí
Other common names: New Zealand Dabchick

Taxonomy: Podiceps (Poliocephalus) rufopectus G. R. Gray, 1843, North Island, New Zealand.
Formerly included in Podiceps, and less frequently in Tachybaptus. Forms superspecies with P. poliocephalus. Monotypic.

Distribution: North I (and formerly South I), New Zealand.

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