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Long-tailed Cormorant
Microcarbo africanus (Gmelin, JF, 1789)
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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Phalacrocoracidae
Genus:
  Microcarbo

Scientific:
  Microcarbo africanus

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1789)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt2 p.577

Protonym:
  Pelecanus africanus

Avibase ID:
  E255DCE15494936B

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 823997

Geographic range:

  • Microcarbo africanus africanus: Africa south of the Sahara
  • Microcarbo africanus pictilis: Madagascar
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Long-tailed Cormorant
Czech:
  kormorán dlouhoocasý
German:
  Riedscharbe
Danish:
  Rørskarv
Spanish:
  Cormorán Africano
Finnish:
  kaislamerimetso
French:
  Cormoran africain
Icelandic:
  Vatnaskarfur
Italian:
  Cormorano africano
Japanese:
  afurikakobitou
Japanese:
  アフリカコビトウ
Dutch:
  Afrikaanse Dwergaalscholver
Norwegian:
  Langhaleskarv
Polish:
  kormoran etiopski
Portuguese:
  Mergulhao serpente
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Long-tailed Cormorant
Russian:
  Камышовый баклан
Slovak:
  kormorán dlhochvostý
Swedish:
  långstjärtad skarv
Chinese:
  长尾鸬鹚


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Reed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Reed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Reed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Reed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Reed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Reed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Reed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Reed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Reed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Reed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Reed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Cormoran africain ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Cormoran africain ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Reed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Reed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Long-tailed Cormorant/Reed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Long-tailed Cormorant/Reed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Long-tailed Cormorant/Reed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Long-tailed Cormorant/Reed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Long-tailed Cormorant/Reed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Long-tailed Cormorant/Reed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Long-tailed Cormorant/Reed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Long-tailed Cormorant/Reed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Long-tailed Cormorant/Reed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Reed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Reed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Reed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Reed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Reed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Reed Cormorant ( Microcarbo africanus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Phalacrocorax africanus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Microcarbo africanus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Microcarbo [africanus or coronatus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Rietduiker
Catalan: Corb marí africà
Czech: Kormorán dlouhoocasý
Danish: Rørskarv
German: Riedscharbe
English: Long-tailed Cormorant, Long-tailed Cormorant/Reed Cormorant, Long-tailed Shag, Lont-tailed Cormorant, Reed Cormorant, Reed Duiker, Reed-Duiker
English (Kenya): Reed Cormorant
English (South Africa): Reed Cormorant
Spanish: Cormorán Africano
Spanish (Spain): Cormorán Africano
Estonian: aafrika kääbuskormoran (aafrika kääbuskarbas)
Finnish: Kaislamerimetso
French: Cormoran à longue queue, Cormoran africain, Cormoran d'Afrique, Cormoran pygmée africain
Hebrew: קורמורן אפריקאי
Croatian: Dugorepi vranac
Hungarian: afrikai kárókatona
Icelandic: Vatnaskarfur
Italian: Cormorano africano
Japanese: afurikakobitou
Japanese: アフリカコビトウ
Kwangali: Nkororo
Latin: Halietor africanus, Microcarbo africanus, Phalacrocorax africanus
Lithuanian: Afrikinis kormoranas, Ilgauodegis kormoranas
Latvian: niedru ūdenis
Malagasy: Fangalamotamboay, Kontonboay, Manaramboalavo, Ramangarana, Razamboay, Sakaizamboay, Vadimboay, vorondolo, Vorondrano
Dutch: Afrikaanse Dwergaalscholver
Norwegian: Langhaleskarv
Polish: kormoran etiopski
Portuguese: Corvo-marinho-africano, Mergulhao serpente, Mergulhao-serpente
Portuguese (Portugal): Corvo-marinho-africano
Russian: Африканский баклан, Камышовый баклан
Slovak: Kormorán dlhochvostý
Slovenian: afriški kormoran
Serbian: Dugorepi vranac
Sotho, Southern: Timeletsane-ntšo
Swedish: Långstjärtad skarv
Swahili: Mnandi Mkia-mrefu
Turkish: uzun kuyruklu karabatak, Uzun-kuyruklu Karabatak
Xhosa: Ugwidi
Chinese: 长尾鸬鹚
Chinese (Traditional): 長尾鸕鷀
Zulu: iPhishamanzi

 

         

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