Junin Grebe Podiceps taczanowskii

Family: Podicipedidae (Grebes)

Authority: Berlepsch & Stolzmann, 1894

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Critically Endangered as it has undergone significant population declines, such that an extremely small number of adults remain. Counts over recent years do not indicate an overall decline, but the trend is precautionarily retained as declining due to the high level of uncertainty. If population counts continue to show that the population is remaining stable or increasing, the species may be downlisted to a lower category of threat in the future.

BirdLife Species Guardian: Asociación Ecosistemas Andinos (ECOAN)

Population size: 140-320

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 140 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Podiceps taczanowskii. Downloaded from on 27/11/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 27/11/2020.