Titicaca Grebe Rollandia microptera

Family: Podicipedidae (Grebes)

Authority: (Gould, 1868)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2acde+3cde+4acde

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Justification of Red List category
This flightless grebe is listed as Endangered because it has suffered from very rapid population reductions. The population is small enough that, if declines continue, this species may need uplisting to Critically Endangered.

Population size: 250-999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 69,200 km2

Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Rollandia microptera. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/titicaca-grebe-rollandia-microptera on 30/05/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 30/05/2023.