Sungrebe Heliornis fulica

  • Order: Gruiformes
  • Family: Heliornithidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Miles K. Luo

Demography and Populations

The relative abundance of the Sungrebe is assessed as uncommon (Panama, Ridgely and Gwynne 1989; Colombia; Hilty and Brown 1986; Peru, Schulenberg et al. 2007; Suriname, Haverschmidt 1968), fairly common to uncommon (Mexico, Howell and Webb 1995; Venezuela, Hilty 2003) or even locally common (Costa Rica, Stiles and Skutch 1989). There is no information related to topics such age at first breeding, life span and survivorship, dispersal, or population regulation.

Recommended Citation

Luo, M. K. (2010). Sungrebe (Heliornis fulica), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.