Alaotra grebe (Tachybaptus rufolavatus)

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Alaotra grebe fact file

Alaotra grebe description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderPodicipediformes
FamilyPodicipedidae
GenusTachybaptus (1)

Information on the Alaotra grebe is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Alaotra dabchick, Delacour's little grebe, Madagascar red-necked grebe.
French
Grèbe de Delacour.
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Alaotra grebe status

Classified as Extinct (EX) as evaluated by BirdLife International.

IUCN Red List species status – Extinct

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References

  1. BirdLife International (June, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/
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The last known image of the Extinct Alaotra grebe  
The last known image of the Extinct Alaotra grebe

© Paul Thompson / BirdLife International

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