Thread: Junin Grebe
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Old Monday 11th April 2016, 09:50   #5
Melanie
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Originally Posted by Wingit View Post
Congratulations on a great project! May I ask what are the 3 grebe species that have gone extinct in the last 40 years? Are there lessons to be learnt from them for the Junin Grebe?
Colombian Grebe (1977)
Alaotra Grebe (1985)
Atitlan Grebe (1989)

And to your second question. The High Andean lakes are under massive pressure caused by pollution, habitat destruction, climate change and introduced fish species. Take the Titicaca Lake for example, the Titicaca grebe has declined drastically in the past decades. The same problem is with the Lake Alaotra in Madagascar.

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