Order: Podicipediformes | Family: Podicipedidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Ecuador
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Villa Marshes, Lima
Age: Juvenile | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Peruvian Andes
Age: Adult |Sex: Unknown |Loc. Huacarpay Lake, Cusco
Status: The White-tufted Grebe is common in weedy edges of bodies of water in the highlands and coastal lakes and estuaries. It also occurs in Br, Bo, and Ch.
Name in Spanish: Zambullidor Pimpollo.
Sub-species: White-tufted Grebe (Rollandia rolland) (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824).
R. r. morrisoni: Andes of central Peru (Lake Junín).
R. r. chilensis: S Peru and s Brazil to Tierra del Fuego and Cape Horn.
Meaning of Name: Rollandia: Specific name Podiceps rolland. rolland= In honor of Thomas Pierre Rolland, Master Gunner (1776-1847) French Navy, of the corvette L’Uranie which circled the globe 1817-1848.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo), The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 10/18/2014.