Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Grebes :: Western Grebe
Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis
Described by: Lawrence (1858)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeSw. Canada, w. United States; C. Mexico;
(1) W. and c. Canada (sc. British Columbia, c. Alberta, c. Saskatchewan and sw. Manitoba s. to the s. United States (s. California, nc. Utah, sw. Colorado, sw. and ne. New Mexico, w. Nebraska, nw. Iowa, w. Minnesota and ec. Wisconsin).
(2) Cw. and sc. Mexico from Chihuahua and Durango s. to n. Guerrero, Puebla and San Luis Potosi. Winters along the Pacific coast from se. Alaska, Canada, United States (locally in the interior to Nevada) and Mexico to Baja and Guerrero.
North America n. of Mexican border
(1) Summer: BCO (local, Williams and Swan Lakes), nc. ALB (e. of the Rockies from the Peace River District) to sw. and se. SAS and sc. MAN (to Lake Winnipeg) s. through w. MIN, NDK, SDK, w. NEB, w. KAN, MON (e. of the Rockies), WYO, COL, sw. NMX (Caballo Reservoir), sw. ARZ, CAL, NEV, UTH, IDH (w. of the Rockies), e. WAS and ne. ORG;
Winter: Pacific coast of s. BCO, WAS, ORG, CAL and locally inland to s. NEV, sw. ARZ, sc. NMX, w. TEX.
Mugu Rock, Mugu State Park, Ventura County, California, USA - Aug 1, 2001 Source: William Hull
San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary, Orange County, California, USA - Jul 30, 2001 Source: William Hull
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: The Royal British Columbia Museum
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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