Pied-billed Grebe

Podilymbus podiceps - Grèbe à bec bigarré

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Podicipediformes

  • Family
    :

    Podicipédidés

  • Genus
    :

    Podilymbus

  • Species
    :

    podiceps

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 38 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 56 à 64 cm.
  • Weight
    : 339 à 458 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps) is a species of bird in the Podicipedidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Podilymbus podiceps podiceps (n North America to Panama and Cuba)
  • Podilymbus podiceps antillarum (Greater and Lesser Antilles)
  • Podilymbus podiceps antarcticus (n South America to s Argentina)

Foreign names

  • Grèbe à bec bigarré,
  • Zampullín Picogrueso,
  • Mergulhão-caçador,
  • Bindentaucher,
  • gyűrűscsőrű vöcsök,
  • Dikbekfuut,
  • Podilimbo,
  • Tjocknäbbad dopping,
  • Ringnebbdykker,
  • potápka škvrnitozobá,
  • potápka americká,
  • Tyknæbbet Lappedykker,
  • paksunokkauikku,
  • cabusset becgròs,
  • Stúfgoði,
  • perkoz grubodzioby,
  • raibknābja dūkuris,
  • progastokljuni ponirek,
  • Каролинская поганка,
  • オビハシカイツブリ,
  • 斑嘴巨,
  • 斑嘴巨鸊鷈,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha)

Geographic range

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