Black-necked grebe

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Black-necked Grebe
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Scientific classification
Kingdom Information
Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Animalia
Subkingdom Bilateria
Branch Deuterostomia
Phylum Information
Phylum Chordata
Sub-phylum Vertebrata
Infraphylum Gnathostomata
Class Information
Superclass Tetrapoda
Class Aves
Sub-class Neornithes
Infra-class Neognathae
Order Information
Superorder Neoaves
Order Podicipediformes
Family Information
Family Podicipedidae
Genus Information
Genus Podiceps
Species Information
Species P. nigricollis
Subspecies P. n. californicus
P. n. gurneyi
P. n. nigricollis
Population statistics

The black-necked grebe (Podiceps nigricollis) is a species of waterfowl of the family Podicipedidae found on all continents except Antarctica.

Subspecies

  • Podiceps nigricollis nigricollis; western Europe to central and eastern Asia, eastern Africa.
  • Podiceps nigricollis gurneyi; southern Africa.
  • Podiceps nigricollis californicus; southwestern Canada, western U.S.
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