Atitlan Grebe Podilymbus gigas

Family: Podicipedidae (Grebes)

Authority: Griscom, 1929

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species was endemic to Lake Atitlán, Guatemala, but is now Extinct. Its extinction occurred sometime between 1983 and 1986, caused by myriad alterations to its habitat.

Population size: unknown

Population trend:

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Podilymbus gigas. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/atitlan-grebe-podilymbus-gigas on 29/11/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 29/11/2023.