Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis


Anderson, T.W.; Tiffany, M.A.; Hurlbert, S.H. 2005. Stratification , sulfide , worms , and decline of the Eared Grebe ( Podiceps nigricollis ) at the Salton Sea , California. Lake and Reservoir Management 23(5): 500-517.

BirdLife International. 2015. European Red List of Birds. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg.

Brown, L.H.; Urban, E.K.; Newman, K. 1982. The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London.

Butcher, G. S.; Niven, D. K. 2007. Combining data from the Christmas bird count and the breeding bird survey to determine the continental status and trends of North American birds.

del Hoyo, J.; Elliot, A.; Sargatal, J. 1992. Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 1: Ostrich to Ducks. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.

Fjeldså, J. 2004. The grebes. Oxford University Press, Oxford, U.K.

Jehl, J. R., Jr.; Boyd, W. S.; Paul, D. S.; Anderson, D. W. 2002. Massive collapse and rapid rebound: population dynamics of Eared Grebes (Podiceps nigricollis) during an ENSO event. The Auk 119(4): 1162-1166.

Konter, A. 2001. Grebes of our world. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Meteyer, C. U.; Audet, D. J.; Rocke, T. E.; Radke, W.; Creekmore, L. H.; Duncan, R. 2004. Investigation of a large-scale Eared Grebes (Podiceps nigricollis die-off at the Salton Sea, California, in 1992. Studies in Avian Biology 27: 141-151.

O'Donnell, C.; Fjeldsa, J. 1997. Grebes: A global action plan for their conservation.

Ogilvie, M.; Rose, C. 2003. Grebes of the World. Bruce Coleman, Uxbridge.

Snow, D.W.; Perrins, C.M. 1998. The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume 1: Non-Passerines. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Wetlands International. 2015. Waterbird Population Estimates. Available at: (Accessed: 17/09/2015).

Further resources

Detailed species account from Birds in Europe: population estimates, trends and conservation status (BirdLife International 2004)

Detailed species account from European Red List of Birds (BirdLife International 2015)

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Podiceps nigricollis. Downloaded from on 02/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 02/12/2023.