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Tricolored Grebe

Tachybaptus tricolor (Gray, GR, 1861)

The Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis), also known as Dabchick, is a member of the grebe family of water birds. At 23 to 29 cm in length it is the smallest European member of its family. It is commonly found in open bodies of water across most of its range. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Podicipediformes
Family:
  Podicipedidae
Genus:
  Tachybaptus

Scientific:
  Tachybaptus tricolor

Citation:
  (Gray, GR, 1861)

Reference:
  Proc.Zool.Soc.London["1860"] Pt(28)3 p. 366

Protonym:
  Podiceps (Sylbeocyclus) tricolor

Avibase ID:
  50EE932B91353C66

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/50EE932B

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 824133

Geographic range:

  • Tachybaptus tricolor tricolor: Sulawesi to New Guinea and Lesser Sundas
  • Tachybaptus tricolor vulcanorum: Java to Timor
  • Tachybaptus tricolor collaris: NE New Guinea to Bougainville (Solomon Islands)
English:
Tricolored Grebe
German:
Dreifarb-Zwergtaucher
French:
Grèbe tricolore
Dutch:
Indische Dodaars
Polish:
perkozek trójbarwny
Russian:
Трехцветная поганка
Slovak:
potápka trojfarebná
Swedish:
indonesisk smådopping
Ukrainian:
пірникоза зондська
Chinese:
三色小䴙䴘
Chinese (Traditional):
三色鸊鷈


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Tricolored Grebe ( Tachybaptus tricolor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Tricolored Grebe ( Tachybaptus tricolor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Tricolored Grebe ( Tachybaptus tricolor) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Little Grebe (Tricolored) ( Tachybaptus ruficollis [tricolor Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Little Grebe (Tricolored) ( Tachybaptus ruficollis [tricolor Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Little Grebe (Tricolored) ( Tachybaptus ruficollis [tricolor Group]) [version 1]
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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Tachybaptus tricolor [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Tachybaptus [ruficollis or tricolor] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Kleindobbertjie [tricolor Groep]
Arabic: غطاس صغير [tricolor Group]
Asturian: Somorguyín común [triba tricolor]
Azerbaijani: Kiçik batağan [tricolor qrupu]
Bulgarian: Малък гмурец [Група tricolor]
Catalan: Cabusset comú [grup tricolor]
Czech: potápka malá [skupina tricolor]
Chuvash: виçĕ тĕслĕ чăмкăç
Danish: Trefarvet Lappedykker
German: Dreifarb-Zwergtaucher, Zwergtaucher [tricolor Gruppe], Zwergtaucher [tricolor-Gruppe]
Greek: Νανοβουτηχτάρι [tricolor ομάδα], Νανοβουτηχτάρι [tricolor]
English: Little Grebe (Tricolored), Tricolored Grebe
English (United Kingdom): Little Grebe (Tricoloured)
English, HBW: Little Grebe (Tricolored)
English (IOC): Tricolored Grebe
English (Philippines): Little Grebe (Tricolored)
English (United States): Little Grebe (Tricolored)
English (South Africa): Dabchick (Tricolored)
Spanish: Zampullín Común (tricolor - Islas del Pacífico), Zampullín Común (tricolor-Islas del Pacífico)
Spanish (Spain): Zampullín común (tricolor - Islas del Pacífico), Zampullín común (tricolor-Islas del Pacífico)
Spanish (HBW): Little Grebe (Tricolored)
Basque: Txilinporta txikia (tricolor)
Persian: کشیم کوچک [tricolor Group]
Finnish: pikku-uikku [alalaji tricolor]
French: Grèbe castagneux (tricolore), Grèbe tricolore
Galician: Merguillete común [grupo tricolor]
Hebrew: טבלן גמדי (דרום מזרח אסייתי)
Armenian: Փոքր սուզակ [tricolor խումբ]
Icelandic: Dverggoði [tricolor hópur]
Japanese: カイツブリ (tricolor グループ), カイツブリ(tricolor グループ)
Scientific: Podiceps ruficollis tricolor, Podiceps tricolor, Tachybaptus fluviatilis tricolor, Tachybaptus rufficollis tricolor, Tachybaptus ruficollis [tricolor Group], Tachybaptus ruficollis tricolor, Tachybaptus ruficollis tricolor/vulcanorum, Tachybaptus tricolor, Tachybaptus tricolor tricolor
Lithuanian: Mažasis kragas [tricolor grupė]
Dutch: Dodaars (tricolor groep), Indische Dodaars
Norwegian: dvergdykker (tricolor gr.)
Polish: perkozek [gr. tricolor], perkozek trójbarwny
Portuguese (Brazil): Mergulhão-pequeno-europeio (grupo tricolor)
Portuguese (Portugal): Mergulhão-pequeno [grupo tricolor]
Russian: Малая поганка [группа tricolor], Трехцветная поганка
Slovak: potápka trojfarebná, potápka trojfarebná (skup.)
Slovenian: Mali ponirek [tricolor]
Serbian: Mali gnjurac [tricolor grupa]
Swedish: indonesisk smådopping
Turkish: Küçük batağan [tricolor grubu], Malay Küçük Batağanı
Ukrainian: пірникоза зондська
Chinese: 三色小䴙䴘, 小䴙䴘 [tricolor Group]
Chinese (Traditional): 三色鸊鷈

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