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Alaotra Grebe

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;[[:Category:Tachybaptus|Tachybaptus]] rufolavatus ;[[:Category:Tachybaptus|Tachybaptus]] rufolavatus
==Identification== ==Identification==
-Almost certainly extinct.+25 cm. Dark, oily blackish cap, and line down nape, pale cinnamon throat and ear-coverts, mottled dusky and rufous underparts, dark brown back, pale yellow iris, and variable pale gape-wattles, solid, blackish bill with white tip.
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==Distribution== ==Distribution==
 +[[Madagascar]].
 +
==Taxonomy== ==Taxonomy==
 +Monotypic.
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==Habitat== ==Habitat==
 +Wetlands and lakes.
 +
==Behaviour== ==Behaviour==
-==Bird Song==+The diet includes fish.
==External Links== ==External Links==
{{GSearch|Tachybaptus+rufolavatus}} {{GSearch|Tachybaptus+rufolavatus}}
[[Category:Birds]] [[Category:Tachybaptus]] [[Category:Missing Images]] [[Category:Birds]] [[Category:Tachybaptus]] [[Category:Missing Images]]

Revision as of 14:54, 8 October 2008

The species Alaotra Grebe is possibly extinct.

Tachybaptus rufolavatus

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Identification

25 cm. Dark, oily blackish cap, and line down nape, pale cinnamon throat and ear-coverts, mottled dusky and rufous underparts, dark brown back, pale yellow iris, and variable pale gape-wattles, solid, blackish bill with white tip.

Distribution

Madagascar.

Taxonomy

Monotypic.

Habitat

Wetlands and lakes.

Behaviour

The diet includes fish.

External Links

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