WoRMS taxon details

Tachybaptus Reichenbach, 1853

148789  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:148789)

accepted
Genus
Not documented
Description Small grebe. Short, plump body. Tail extremely short. Neck and wings short. No ornamental plumage on head or neck. Bill...  
Description Small grebe. Short, plump body. Tail extremely short. Neck and wings short. No ornamental plumage on head or neck. Bill short, conical and with a blunt tip. Outer toe nearly as long as middle toe. No bald spot on crown of young. [details]
WoRMS (2018). Tachybaptus Reichenbach, 1853. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=148789 on 2018-12-15
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basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Description Small grebe. Short, plump body. Tail extremely short. Neck and wings short. No ornamental plumage on head or neck. Bill short, conical and with a blunt tip. Outer toe nearly as long as middle toe. No bald spot on crown of young. [details]
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Japanese カイツブリ  [details]