Order: Podicipediformes | Family: Podicipedidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Ventanilla, Lima
Age: Sub-Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Ecuador
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Lima
Age: Juvenile | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Villa Marshes, Lima
Status: The Pied-billed Grebe is the most common and widespread grebe in the coastal lowlands. Except for a few sightings, it is not known to occur in Andean Lakes. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, Bo, and Ch.
Name in Spanish: Zambullidor de Pico Grueso.
Sub-species: Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps) Linnaeus, 1758.
Meaning of Name: Podilymbus: one that belongs to the genus Podiceps. podiceps: L. podex, podicis= anus; and pes = foot. A bird of the genus Podiceps that has feet set far towards the tail.
- 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.