Podiceps occipitalis and P. juninensis (del Hoyo and Collar 2014) were previously lumped as P. occipitalis following Sibley and Monroe (1990, 1993).
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
del Hoyo, J.; Collar, N. J.; Christie, D. A.; Elliott, A.; Fishpool, L. D. C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International.
Red List criteria met
Red List history
IUCN Red List criteria met and history
||does not normally occur in forest
Population justification: The population size has not been quantified owing to recent taxonomic splits.
Trend justification: The overall population trend is decreasing, although some populations may be stable and others have unknown trends (Wetlands International 2006).
Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Podiceps occipitalis. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/southern-silvery-grebe-podiceps-occipitalis on 01/10/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org on 01/10/2023.