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Black-faced Cormorant

Phalacrocorax fuscescens (Vieillot, 1817)

The Black-faced Cormorant (Phalacrocorax fuscescens), also known as the Black-faced Shag, is a medium-sized member of the cormorant family. Upperparts, including facial skin and bill, are black, with white underparts. It is endemic to coastal regions of southern Australia. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Phalacrocoracidae
Genus:
  Phalacrocorax

Scientific:
  Phalacrocorax fuscescens

Citation:
  (Vieillot, 1817)

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 8 p.86

Protonym:
  Hydrocorax fuscescens

Avibase ID:
  100C87812F1BBA32

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/100C8781

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174742

Geographic range:

  • Phalacrocorax fuscescens: Coastal s Australia, Tasmania and islands in Bass Strait
English:
Black-faced Cormorant
Czech:
kormorán tasmánský
German:
Schwarzgesichtscharbe
Danish:
Sortmasket Skarv
Spanish:
Cormorán Carinegro
Finnish:
tasmanianmerimetso
French:
Cormoran de Tasmanie
Icelandic:
Grímuskarfur
Italian:
Cormorano faccianera
Japanese:
munajirou
Japanese:
ムナジロウ
Dutch:
Blauwmaskeraalscholver
Norwegian:
Tasmanskarv
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Tasmanskarv
Polish:
kormoran czarnoczelny
Portuguese:
Biguá-de-cara-preta
Russian:
Белогрудый баклан
Slovak:
kormorán čiernolíci
Swedish:
svartmaskad skarv
Ukrainian:
Баклан білогрудий
Chinese:
黑脸鸬鹚


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Cormoran de Tasmanie ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Cormoran de Tasmanie ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Clements 1st edition:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Clements 3rd edition:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Clements 4th edition:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Clements 6th edition:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Clements, version 2015:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Clements, version 2016:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Clements, version 2017:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Clements, version 2018:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Clements, version 2019:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
eBird version 1.50:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
eBird version 1.52:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
eBird version 1.53:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
eBird version 1.54:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
eBird version 1.55:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
eBird version 2015:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
eBird version 2016:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
eBird version 2017:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
eBird version 2018:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
eBird version 2019:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
James Lee Peters:
Phalacrocorax fuscescens
James Lee Peters (original):
Phalacrocorax fuscescens
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Phalacrocorax fuscescens
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Black-faced Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Phalacrocorax fuscescens
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Phalacrocorax fuscescens

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Corb marí de Tasmània
Czech: Kormorán tasmánský
Danish: Sortmasket Skarv
German: Gould-Scharbe, Schwarzgesichtscharbe, Schwarzgesischt-Scharbe
English: Black faced Cormorant, Black-and-white Shag, Black-faced Cormorant, Black-faced Shag, Tasmanian Shag, White-breasted Cormorant
English (IOC): Black-faced Cormorant
Spanish: Cormorán Carinegro, Cormorán de Tasmania
Spanish (Spain): Cormorán Carinegro
Spanish (HBW): Black-faced Cormorant
Estonian: tasmaania kormoran (tasmaania karbas)
Finnish: Tasmanianmerimetso
French: Cormoran de Tasmanie
Hungarian: feketeképű kárókatona
Icelandic: Grímuskarfur
Italian: Cormorano della Tasmania, Cormorano faccianera
Japanese: munajirou
Japanese: ムナジロウ
Scientific: Compsohaelius fuscescens, Hydrocorax fuscescens, Leucocarbo fuscescens, Phalacrocorax fuscescens
Lithuanian: Baltakrūtis kormoranas
Dutch: Blauwmaskeraalscholver, Witbuikaalscholver
Norwegian Nynorsk: Tasmanskarv
Norwegian: Tasmanskarv
Polish: kormoran czarnoczelny
Portuguese: Biguá-de-cara-preta
Russian: Белогрудый баклан, Чернолицый баклан
Slovak: kormorán čiernolíci
Swedish: Svartmaskad skarv
Turkish: Tasmanya Karabatağı
Ukrainian: Баклан білогрудий
Chinese: 黑脸鸬鹚
Chinese (Traditional): 黑臉鸕鷀

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