ANTARCTIC CORMORANT (SHAG).
Noviembre 14, 2008.
EDITOR: There is a lot of confusion about this species. More notes to follow.
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English Imperial Shag
Scientific ( Leucocarbo atriceps)
Family (Latin) Phalacrocoracidae
Family (English) Cormorants, Shags
Breeding Regions SA
Breeding Range Subregions coasts of s South America and Falkland Is.
Nonbreeding Range Subregions
Countries (BETA) map Antarctica,Argentina,Australia,Chile,Uruguay,
IOC 9.1 Subspecies
Group Subspecies Breeding Range
atriceps s South America
albiventer Falkland Is.
IUCN Status Code LC ( Birdlife factsheet)
Described by (King, PP, 1828)
French Cormoran impérial
Russian Голубоглазый баклан
Spanish Cormorán imperial
Bird Data App text
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Breeding Range Codes
AF Africa (entire continent rather than south of Sahara)
AO Atlantic Ocean
AU Australasia (Wallacea (Indonesian islands east of Wallace's line), New Guinea and its islands, Australia, New Zealand and its subantarctic islands, the Solomons, New Caledonia, and Vanuatu)
EU Eurasia (Europe, Asia from the Middle East through central Asia north of the Himalayas, Siberia and northern China to Japan)
IO Indian Ocean
LA Latin America (Middle and South America)
MA Middle America (Mexico through Panama)
NA North America (includes the Caribbean)
NO Northern oceans
OR Oriental Region (South Asia from Pakistan to Taiwan, plus Southeast Asia, the Philippines, and Greater Sundas)
PO Pacific Ocean
SA South America
SO Southern oceans
TO Temperate oceans
TrO Tropical oceans
IUCN Status Codes
EW Extinct in the wild
CR Critically Endangered
NT Near Threatened
LC Least Concern
DD Data deficient
NE Not evaluated
PE Probably extinct (informal)
PEW Probably extinct in the wild (informal)