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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 soon need uplisting to Critically Endangered.



Population size: 1600

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 69,200 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Rollandia microptera. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.