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Great Grebe

Podiceps major (Boddaert, 1783)

The Great Grebe (Podiceps major) is the largest species of grebe on earth. A disjunct population exists in northwestern Peru, while the main distribution is from extreme southeastern Brazil to Patagonia and central Chile. The population from southern Chile is considered a separate subspecies, P. m. navasi. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Podicipediformes
Family:
  Podicipedidae
Genus:
  Podiceps

Scientific:
  Podiceps major

Citation:
  (Boddaert, 1783)

Reference:
  TablePlanchesEnlum. p.24

Protonym:
  Colymbus major

Avibase ID:
  EA53492B368A6650

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/EA53492B

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174492

Geographic range:

  • Podiceps major major: S Brazil to s Argentina and central Chile; coastal Peru
  • Podiceps major navasi: S Argentina and s Chile
English:
Great Grebe
Czech:
potápka velká
German:
Magellantaucher
Danish:
Stor Lappedykker
Spanish:
Somormujo Macachón
Finnish:
isouikku
French:
Grand Grèbe
Icelandic:
Hauggoði
Italian:
Svasso gigante
Japanese:
ookaitsuburi
Japanese:
オオカイツブリ
Dutch:
Grote Fuut
Norwegian:
Spydnebbdykker
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Spydnebbdukkar
Polish:
perkoz olbrzymi
Portuguese:
Mergulhao-grande o chorona
Portuguese (Brazil):
Mergulhão-grande
Russian:
Магелланова поганка
Slovak:
potápka dlhozobá
Swedish:
stordopping
Ukrainian:
Пірникоза-голіаф
Chinese:
大䴙䴘


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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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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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
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Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Great Grebe ( Podiceps major) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Podiceps major [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Aechmophorus major [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Podiceps major [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Great Grebe ( Podiceps major) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
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South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
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South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
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South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
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South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
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South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
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South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
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South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
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South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
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South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
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South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
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South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
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South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Podicephorus major [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Podicephorus major [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Cabussó gran
Czech: Potápka velká
Danish: Stor Lappedykker
German: Magellantaucher, Südamerika-Rothalstaucher
English: Graet grebe, Great Grebe
English (IOC): Great Grebe
Spanish: Huala, Macá grande, Macá  Grande, Macá  Pico Grueso, Somormujo Macachón
Spanish (Argentine): Macá grande
Spanish (Bolivia): Macá grande
Spanish (Chile): Huala
Spanish (Ecuador): Zambullidor Grande
Spanish (Spain): Somormujo Macachón
Spanish (HBW): Great Grebe
Spanish (Peru): Zambullidor Grande
Spanish (Paraguay): Macá grande
Spanish (Uruguay): Macá grande, Macá  Grande, Macá  Pico Grueso
Estonian: hiidpütt, suurpütt
Finnish: Isouikku
French: Grand Grèbe, Grèbe de Magellan
Guarani: Ype apa guasu
Hungarian: nagy vöcsök
Icelandic: Hauggoði
Italian: Svasso gigante, Svasso maggiore del Sud America, Svasso maggiore del Sudamerica
Japanese: ookaitsuburi
Japanese: オオカイツブリ
Scientific: Aechmophorus major, Colymbus major, Podicephorus major, Podiceps major, Podiceps major major
Lithuanian: Didysis kragas
Dutch: Grote Fuut
Norwegian Nynorsk: Spydnebbdukkar
Norwegian: Spydnebbdykker
Polish: perkoz olbrzymi
Portuguese: chorona, mergulhão-caçador, mergulhão-grande, Mergulhao-grande o, Mergulhao-grande o chorona
Portuguese (Brazil): chorona, mergulhão-caçador, mergulhao-grande, Mergulhão-grande
Portuguese (Portugal): Mergulhão-grande
Russian: Большая поганка, Магелланова поганка
Slovak: potápka dlhozobá, Potápka Magellanova
Slovenian: veliki ponirek
Serbian: Veliki gnjurac
Swedish: Stordopping
Turkish: Büyük Batağan
Ukrainian: Пірникоза-голіаф
Chinese: 大䴙䴘, 大鸊鷉
Chinese (Traditional): 大鸊鷈

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