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Western Grebe
Aechmophorus occidentalis (Lawrence, 1858)
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Order:
  Podicipediformes
Family:
  Podicipedidae
Genus:
  Aechmophorus

Scientific:
  Aechmophorus occidentalis

Citation:
  (Lawrence, 1858)

Reference:
  Rep.Expl.Surv.RR.Pac. 9 p.liv,894

Protonym:
  Podiceps occidentalis

Avibase ID:
  C6E1197BE78E2E17

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174503

Geographic range:

  • Aechmophorus occidentalis occidentalis: W North America (se Alaska to n Mexico and Baja Calif.)
  • Aechmophorus occidentalis ephemeralis: Western Mexico
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Western Grebe
Czech:
  potápka západní
German:
  Renntaucher
Danish:
  Vestlig Lappedykker
Spanish:
  Achichilique Común
Finnish:
  pitkäkaulauikku
French:
  Grèbe élégant
Icelandic:
  Western Grebe
Italian:
  Svasso occidentale
Japanese:
  kubinagakaitsuburi
Japanese:
  クビナガカイツブリ
Dutch:
  Zwanenhalsfuut
Norwegian:
  Svanedykker
Polish:
  perkoz wielki
Portuguese:
  Mergulhão-de-cara-preta
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Western Grebe
Russian:
  Западноамериканская поганка
Slovak:
  potápka ostrozobá
Swedish:
  mörk svandopping
Chinese:
  北美䴙䴘


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Grèbe élégant ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Grèbe élégant ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Aechmophorus occidentalis occidentalis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Western Grebe ( Aechmophorus occidentalis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Aechmophorus occidentalis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Aechmophorus occidentalis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Aechmophorus [occidentalis or clarkii] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Cabussó nord-americà comú
Czech: Potápka západní
Danish: Vestlig Lappedykker
German: Renntaucher, Renn-Taucher
English: Swan Grebe, Swan-necked Grebe, Western Grebe
Spanish: Achichilique Común, Achichilique Occidental, achichilique pico-, Achichilique Pico Amarillo, achichilique pico-amarillo, Achichilique piquiamarillo
Spanish (Spain): Achichilique Común
Spanish (Mexico): achichilique pico amarillo, achichilique pico-amarillo, Achichilique piquiamarillo
Estonian: suurpütt
Finnish: Pitkäkaulauikku
French: Grand Grèbe américain, Grèbe de l'Ouest, Grèbe élégant
Croatian: Zapadni američki gnjurac
Hungarian: nyugati vöcsök
Italian: Svasso cigno, Svasso occidentale
Japanese: amerikakaitsuburi, kubinagakaitsuburi
Japanese: アメリカカイツブリ, クビナガカイツブリ
Latin: Aechmophorus occidentalis, Aechmophorus occidentalis occidentalis, Podiceps occidentalis
Lithuanian: Vakarinis Šiaurės Amerikos kragas
Latvian: slaidais dūkuris
Dutch: Zwanehalsfuut, Zwanenhalsfuut
Norwegian: Nordsvanedykker, Svanedykker
Polish: perkoz wielki
Portuguese: Mergulhão-de-cara-preta
Russian: Западная поганка, Западноамериканская поганка
Slovak: Potápka ostrozobá
Serbian: Zapadni američki gnjurac
Swedish: Mörk svandopping, Svartbrynad svandopping
Turkish: İnce Gagalı Batağan
Chinese: 北美䴙䴘, 北美鸊鷉
Chinese (Traditional): 西鸊鷈

 

         

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