Black-necked Grebe

Podiceps nigricollis - Grèbe à cou noir

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Podicipediformes

  • Family
    :

    Podicipédidés

  • Genus
    :

    Podiceps

  • Species
    :

    nigricollis

Descriptor

Brehm, CL, 1831

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 34 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 56 à 60 cm.
  • Weight
    : 250 à 350 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Black-necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis) is a species of bird in the Podicipedidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Podiceps nigricollis nigricollis (Eurasia)
  • Podiceps nigricollis gurneyi (Africa south of the Sahara)
  • Podiceps nigricollis californicus (North America)

Foreign names

  • Grèbe à cou noir,
  • Zampullín Cuellinegro,
  • Mergulhão-de-pescoço-preto,
  • Schwarzhalstaucher,
  • Feketenyakú vöcsök,
  • Geoorde Fuut,
  • Svasso piccolo,
  • Svarthalsad dopping,
  • Svarthalsdykker,
  • potápka čiernokrká,
  • potápka černokrká,
  • Sorthalset Lappedykker,
  • mustakaulauikku,
  • Swartnekdobbertjie,
  • cabussó collnegre,
  • Stargoði,
  • (perkoz) zausznik,
  • melnkakla dūkuris,
  • črnovrati ponirek,
  • Черношейная поганка,
  • ハジロカイツブリ,
  • 黑颈,
  • นกเป็ดผีคอดำ,
  • 黑頸鸊鷈,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Permanent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Lakes, Permanent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Marshes/Pools ; Marine Neritic : Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged), Estuaries ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha), Ponds (below 8ha), Aquaculture Ponds, Wastewater Treatment Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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