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The world's most endangered grebes


Chart: conservation status of the world's grebes
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The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species evaluates the conservation status of plant and animal species. The list is based on scientific assessment of an organism's status by experts.

Conservation status of the world's grebes


Species comprising the chart above include:

FamilyScientific nameCommon name(s)Red List statusPopulation trend
PODICIPEDIDAEPodiceps andinusColombian GrebeEX
PODICIPEDIDAEPodilymbus gigasAtitlan Grebe, Atitlán Grebe, Giant Grebe, Giant Pied-billed GrebeEX
PODICIPEDIDAETachybaptus rufolavatusAlaotra Dabchick, Alaotra Grebe, Delacour's Little Grebe, Madagascar Red-necked GrebeEX
PODICIPEDIDAEPodiceps gallardoiHooded GrebeCRdecreasing
PODICIPEDIDAEPodiceps taczanowskiiJunin Grebe, Junín Grebe, Puna GrebeCRdecreasing
PODICIPEDIDAERollandia micropteraShort-winged Grebe, Titicaca GrebeENdecreasing
PODICIPEDIDAEPoliocephalus rufopectusNew Zealand Dabchick, New Zealand GrebeVUdecreasing
PODICIPEDIDAETachybaptus pelzelniiMadagascar Dabchick, Madagascar Grebe, Madagascar Little GrebeVUdecreasing
PODICIPEDIDAEAechmophorus clarkiiClark's GrebeLCdecreasing
PODICIPEDIDAEAechmophorus occidentalisWestern GrebeLCdecreasing
PODICIPEDIDAEPodiceps auritusHorned Grebe, Slavonian GrebeLCdecreasing
PODICIPEDIDAEPodiceps cristatusGreat Crested GrebeLCunknown
PODICIPEDIDAEPodiceps grisegenaRed-necked GrebeLCdecreasing
PODICIPEDIDAEPodiceps majorGreat GrebeLCstable
PODICIPEDIDAEPodiceps nigricollisBlack-necked Grebe, Eared GrebeLCunknown
PODICIPEDIDAEPodiceps occipitalisSilvery GrebeLCdecreasing
PODICIPEDIDAEPodilymbus podicepsPied-billed GrebeLCstable
PODICIPEDIDAEPoliocephalus poliocephalusHoary-headed GrebeLCstable
PODICIPEDIDAERollandia rollandWhite-tufted GrebeLCdecreasing
PODICIPEDIDAETachybaptus dominicusLeast GrebeLCstable
PODICIPEDIDAETachybaptus novaehollandiaeAustralasian Grebe, Eastern Little GrebeLCincreasing
PODICIPEDIDAETachybaptus ruficollisLittle GrebeLCdecreasing


This table and chart was last updated on August 8, 2012, based on data downloaded from the IUCN Red List site. For a species profile, click on its scientific name.





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