Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Grebes :: Hooded Grebe

Hooded Grebe Podiceps gallardoi

Described by: Rumboll (1974)
Alternate common name(s): Mitred Grebe
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors

Photographs

Lake Strobel, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina - Mar, 2009 © Eric Argotti 
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Range

S. South America;
Restricted range;
Patagonian Argentina from 47 to 51S, Lake Escarchadas (about 50km e. and slightly s. of Calafate, Santa Cruz), other small lakes in c. Santa Cruz and small volcanic lakes on the high plateau of Meseta de Strobel. The main population occurs between Lakes Strobel, Quiroga and Cardiel to the sw. on the plateau near Lake San Martin and to the n. on the Asador plateaux.
Winters along the Atlantic coast of Argentina (Coyle Estuary), but some birds may remain on large ice-free lakes such as Islote, Quiroga and Strobel. Casual in Magellanes, Chile near Payne.

Videos

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Sounds

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References

Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.

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