Giant Pied-Billed Grebe

The Atitlán Grebe reached a length of about 46–50 cm. The call and appearance were similar to the Pied-billed Grebe. The plumage was mainly dark brown with white-flecked flanks. The underparts were dark grey flecked with white. The head was almost black and the neck was flecked with dark brown in the spring and white in the winter. The legs were slaty grey. The bill had a bold black vertical band in the middle. The color of the bill varied from white in the spring to brown in other seasons. The irises were brown. It had small wings and was flightless.

The Giant Pied-Billed Grebe is classified as Extinct (EX), there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died.

the giant pied-billed grebe and Colombian grebe, became Extinct, died out, in the 1970s. The Alaotra grebe is listed as Vulnerable, facing a high risk of extinction in the wild. The numbers of the Madagascar grebe have declined recently to the point of concern, due primarily to habitat destruction and the introduction of exotic fish. Additional Topics - Grebes: Podicipediformes - Physical Characteristics - Grebes stand anywhere from 8.7 to 29. More

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known as Giant Grebe, Giant Pied-billed Grebe, or Poc, is an extinct water bird a relative Year 1989 ( MCMLXXXIX) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar) Rollandia is a small genus of Birds in the Grebe family Its two members are found in South America. UserPolbot. ->The White-tufted Grebe ( Rollandia rolland) is a species of Grebe in the Podicipedidae "Centropelma" redirects here This was also also the initial preoccupied name of the Spider genus Nicodamus. More

Order : Podicipediformes
Family : Podicipedidae
Genus : Podilymbus
Species : gigas
Authority : Griscom, 1929