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Neotropic Cormorant
Phalacrocorax brasilianus (Gmelin, JF, 1789)
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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Phalacrocoracidae
Genus:
  Phalacrocorax

Scientific:
  Phalacrocorax brasilianus

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1789)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt2 p.564

Protonym:
  Pelecanus olivaceus

Avibase ID:
  56036504EDE6F930

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554375

Geographic range:

  • Phalacrocorax brasilianus brasilianus: Costa Rica s through South America to Tierra del Fuego
  • Phalacrocorax brasilianus mexicanus: Extreme s US to Nicaragua, Bahamas, Cuba and Isle of Pines
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Neotropic Cormorant
Czech:
  kormorán subtropický
German:
  Olivenscharbe
Danish:
  Olivenskarv
Spanish:
  Cormorán Biguá
Finnish:
  oliivimerimetso
French:
  Cormoran vigua
Icelandic:
  Neotropic Cormorant
Italian:
  Cormorano neotropicale
Japanese:
  nanbeihimeu
Japanese:
  ナンベイヒメウ
Dutch:
  Bigua-aalscholver
Norwegian:
  Flodskarv
Polish:
  kormoran oliwkowy
Portuguese:
  Biguá
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Biguá
Russian:
  Бигуанский баклан
Slovak:
  kormorán olivový
Swedish:
  amazonskarv
Chinese:
  美洲鸬鹚


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   Mexican Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax vigua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   Mexican Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax vigua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   Mexican Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax vigua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   Mexican Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax vigua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   Mexican Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax vigua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   Mexican Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax vigua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Olivaceous Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax olivaceus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Olivaceous Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax olivaceus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Olivaceous Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax olivaceus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Olivaceous Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax olivaceus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Olivaceous Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax olivaceus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Olivaceous Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax olivaceus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Olivaceous Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax olivaceus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Olivaceous Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax olivaceus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Neotropical Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Neotropical Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Cormoran vigua ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Cormoran vigua ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Olivaceous Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax olivaceus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Olivaceous Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax olivaceus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Olivaceous Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax olivaceus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Olivaceous Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax olivaceus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Neotropical Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Neotropical Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Neotropical Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Neotropical Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Neotropical Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Neotropical Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Neotropical Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Neotropical Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Neotropical Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax olivaceus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Neotropical Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.04:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.01:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.02:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.03:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.04:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.01:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.02:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.03:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax olivaceus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Phalacrocorax olivaceus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Phalacrocorax olivaceus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Phalacrocorax olivaceus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Neotropic Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax brasilianus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Phalacrocorax brasilianus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Phalacrocorax brasilianus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Corb marí neotropical
Czech: Kormorán neotropický, kormorán subtropický
Danish: Olivenskarv
German: Olivenscharbe
English: Bigua Cormorant, Brazilian Cormorant, Mexican Cormorant, Neotropic Cormorant, Neotropical Cormorant, Olivaceous Cormorant, Olivaceus Cormorant
Spanish: Biguá, Biguá Común, Cormoran, Cormorán Biguá, Cormorán Neotropical, Cormorán Oliváceo, Corúa, Corúa de Agua Dulce, Corúa Neotropical, Viguá Común, Yeco
Spanish (Argentine): Biguá
Spanish (Bolivia): Biguá
Spanish (Chile): Yeco
Spanish (Colombia): Cormorán Neotropical
Spanish (Costa Rica): Cormorán Neotropical
Spanish (Cuba): Corúa de Agua Dulce
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Corúa Neotropical
Spanish (Mexico): Cormorán Neotropical, cormorán oliváceo
Spanish (Nicaragua): Cormorán Neotropical
Spanish (Peru): Cormorán Neotropical
Spanish (Paraguay): Cormoran
Spanish (Uruguay): Biguá Común, Viguá Común
Spanish (Venezuela): Cotúa Olivácea
Estonian: süsikormoran (süsikarbas)
Finnish: Oliivimerimetso
French: Cormoran néotropical, Cormoran olivâtre, Cormoran vigua
Guarani: Mbigua
Haitian Creole French: Kòmoran
Hungarian: brazil kárókatona
Italian: Cormorano neotropicale, Cormorano olivaceo
Japanese: nambeihimeu, nanbeihimeu
Japanese: ナンベイヒメウ
Latin: Hypoleucos olivaceus, Phalacrocorax brasilianus, Phalacrocorax mexicanus, Phalacrocorax olivaceus, Phalacrocorax vigua
Lithuanian: Brazilinis kormoranas
Latvian: garastes ūdenis
Dutch: Bigua Aalscholver, Bigua-aalscholver
Norwegian: Flodskarv
Polish: kormoran oliwkowy
Portuguese: Biguá, Biguá-preto, biguá-una, corvo-marinho, mergulhão, miuá, pata-d'água
Portuguese (Brazil): Biguá, biguá-preto, biguá-una, corvo-marinho, mergulhão, miuá, pata-d'água
Russian: Бигуанский баклан, Зеленый Баклан, Зелёный баклан
Slovak: Kormorán olivový
Swedish: Amazonskarv, Sydamerikansk skarv
Chinese: 美洲鸬鹚
Chinese (Traditional): 斑翅鸕鷀

 

         

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