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Genus: Phalacrocorax

[edit] Description

Cormorants and Shags.

[edit] Taxonomy

Phalacrocorax is a genus in the family Phalacrocoracidae.
Five species have now been moved to the genus Microcarbo, Gill and Donsker further place several species in Leucocarbo.

Genus Phalacrocorax viewedit
P. gaimardi Red-legged Cormorant
P. penicillatus Brandt's Cormorant
P. urile Red-faced Cormorant
P. pelagicus Pelagic Cormorant
P. perspicillatus
Pallas's Cormorant
P. carbo Great Cormorant
P. capillatus Japanese Cormorant
P. capensis Cape Cormorant
P. neglectus Bank Cormorant
P. nigrogularis Socotra Cormorant
P. fuscicollis Indian Cormorant
P. punctatus Spotted Shag
P. featherstoni Pitt Shag
P. sulcirostris Little Black Cormorant
P. varius Pied Cormorant
P. fuscescens Black-faced Cormorant
P. aristotelis European Shag
P. harrisi Flightless Cormorant
P. brasilianus Neotropic Cormorant
P. auritus Double-crested Cormorant
P. magellanicus Magellanic Cormorant
P. bougainvillii Guanay Cormorant
P. ranfurlyi Bounty Shag
P. carunculatus New Zealand King Shag
P. chalconotus Stewart Island Shag
P. onslowi Chatham Shag
P. colensoi Auckland Shag
P. campbelli Campbell Shag
P. georgianus South Georgia Shag
P. atriceps Imperial Cormorant
P. bransfieldensis Antarctic Shag
P. melanogenis Crozet Shag
P. verrucosus Kerguelen Shag
P. nivalis Heard Island Shag
P. purpurascens Macquarie Shag


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