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Junin Grebe

Podiceps taczanowskii

ML200954771

IBC1550176

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Pieter de Groot Boersma
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Junín National Reserve (-11.0133, -76.0975)
Junín, Peru
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Latitude and Longitude -11.0133, -76.0975 Map

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Two views of two birds swimming on a lake before diving under water. A restricted range species. Critically Endangered. Endemic to Lake Junin, where it spends most of its time away from the shore. Said to be extremely abundant in 1938, nowadays around 200 birds are thought to survive. Elevation: 4080 m. Date added to IBC: December 31, 2018.

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