Australasian Grebe

Tachybaptus novaehollandiae - Grèbe australasien

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Podicipediformes

  • Family
    :

    Podicipédidés

  • Genus
    :

    Tachybaptus

  • Species
    :

    novaehollandiae

Descriptor

Stephens, 1826

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 27 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 100 à 230 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Australasian Grebe (Tachybaptus novaehollandiae) is a species of bird in the Podicipedidae family.

Subspecific information 6 subspecies

  • Tachybaptus novaehollandiae novaehollandiae (s New Guinea to Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand)
  • Tachybaptus novaehollandiae javanicus (Java)
  • Tachybaptus novaehollandiae fumosus (Talaud and Sangihe Is.. ne of Sulawesi.)
  • Tachybaptus novaehollandiae incola (n New Guinea)
  • Tachybaptus novaehollandiae leucosternos (Vanuatu and New Caledonia)
  • Tachybaptus novaehollandiae rennellianus (Rennell I.. Solomon Is..)

Foreign names

  • Grèbe australasien,
  • Zampullín Australiano,
  • Mergulhão-da-australásia,
  • Australischer Zwergtaucher,
  • vöröspofájú vöcsök,
  • Australische Dodaars,
  • Tuffetto australasiatico,
  • Australisk smådopping,
  • Australdvergdykker,
  • potápka žltooká,
  • potápka australská,
  • Sortstrubet Lappedykker,
  • australianuikku,
  • cabusset australià,
  • perkozek australijski,
  • Австралийская поганка,
  • Titihan australia,
  • ノドグロカイツブリ,
  • 黑喉小,
  • 黑喉鸊鷈,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Ponds (below 8ha)

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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