Wild Birds

Madagascar Grebes

Madagascar Grebes (Tachybaptus pelzelnii)

The Madagascar Grebes (Tachybaptus pelzelnii) occur naturally in western and central Madagascar.

Madagascar Grebes Floating on a Water
Madagascar Grebes Floating on a Water

This species is considered Vulnerable, as less than 5,000 of them are believed to still exist in the wild. Habitat destruction and predation by carnivorous fish are mostly blamed for the decline in its population.


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