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 Podiceps occipitalis

IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2014 Not Recognised
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern

Species attributes

Migratory status full migrant Forest dependency Does not normally occur in forest
Land mass type   Average mass -

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Argentina Native Extant        
Bolivia Native Extant        
Chile Native Extant        
Colombia Native Extant        
Ecuador Native Extant        
Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Native Extant        
Paraguay Vagrant Extant        
Peru Native Extant        

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Argentina Bañados del Río Atuel site factsheet
Argentina Lagunas del suroeste y relictos del Caldenal site factsheet
Chile Humedal de Batuco site factsheet
Chile Monumento Natural Laguna de los Cisnes site factsheet
Chile Parque Nacional Lauca site factsheet

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Podiceps occipitalis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/12/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/12/2014.

This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.

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Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Not Recognised
Family Podicipedidae (Grebes)
Species name author Garnot, 1826
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species