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Audubon Magazine Blog

Audubon Magazine Blog
Wed, 29 Apr 2015 16:30:14 -0700

Guatemala's only endemic bird, the Atitlan Grebe (which looks similar to a Pied-billed Grebe), was confined to Lake Atitlan but is presumed extinct; the last confirmed sighting was in 1986. As far as anyone knows, several factors were involved in its ...

The News Hub

The News Hub
Fri, 12 Jun 2015 05:07:37 -0700

Atitlán Grebe, 1989. The decline of this Guatemalan water bird was documented for 25 years by American ecologist Anne LaBastille. When an invasive bass species was released into their habitat at Lake Atitlán, they reduced the population of crabs and ...
 
Tico Times
Sun, 30 Mar 2014 11:24:23 -0700

The water was still clear then and the Atitlan grebe was not extinct yet (I actually saw one). It was a beautiful place to live and the lake was wonderful to swim in. It's sad to here of the problems there now but at least there is hope that these ...
 
Bird Watch
Tue, 10 Jan 2012 06:54:31 -0800

This was the third known grebe extinction since the last quarter of the 20th Century, after Colombian Grebe and Atitlan Grebe, and followed news that the Critically Endangered Junín Grebe, which already had a population of fewer than 250 individuals ...
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