Hoary-headed Grebe

Poliocephalus poliocephalus - Grèbe argenté

Grèbe argenté
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Podicipediformes

  • Family
    :

    Podicipédidés

  • Genus
    :

    Poliocephalus

  • Species
    :

    poliocephalus

Descriptor

Jardine Selby, 1827

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 31 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 220 à 260 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Grèbe argenté
adult

Hoary-headed Grebe (Poliocephalus poliocephalus) is a species of bird in the Podicipedidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Grèbe argenté,
  • Zampullín Canoso,
  • Mergulhão-de-cabeça-grisalha,
  • Haarschopftaucher,
  • deresfejű vöcsök,
  • Grijskopfuut,
  • Svasso canuto,
  • Gråhuvad dopping,
  • Sølvhodedykker,
  • potápka sivohlavá,
  • potápka šedohlavá,
  • Gråhovedet Lappedykker,
  • mustaniskauikku,
  • cabussó canós,
  • perkoz sędziwy,
  • Седоголовая поганка,
  • シラガカイツブリ,
  • 灰头,
  • 灰頭鸊鷈,

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Marine Neritic : Estuaries ; Marine Intertidal : Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Ponds (below 8ha)

Geographic range

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