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Red-legged Cormorant

Phalacrocorax gaimardi (Lesson & Garnot, 1828)

The Red-legged Cormorant (Phalacrocorax gaimardi) also known as the Red-legged Shag, Red-footed Cormorant, Red-footed Shag, Gaimard’s Cormorant and Grey Cormorant, is a resident of the coastline of South America. It is non-colonial unlike most seabirds. The Red-legged Cormorant has not been observed wing-spreading, which is characteristic of most cormorant species. It is considered near threatened under the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Phalacrocoracidae
Genus:
  Phalacrocorax

Scientific:
  Phalacrocorax gaimardi

Citation:
  (Lesson & Garnot, 1828)

Reference:
  Voy.Coq.Atlas 1 livr.7 pl.48 1830 1 livr.7 p.601

Protonym:
  Carbo Gaimardi

Avibase ID:
  1636D6218C034B63

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/1636D621

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174744


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Phalacrocorax gaimardi: Coastal Peru and Chile; isolated population in s Argentina
English:
Red-legged Cormorant
Czech:
kormorán rudonohý
German:
Buntscharbe
Danish:
Perleskarv
Spanish:
Cormorán Chuita
Finnish:
harmaamerimetso
French:
Cormoran de Gaimard
Icelandic:
Skrækskarfur
Italian:
Cormorano zamperosse
Japanese:
sakatsurau
Japanese:
サカツラウ
Dutch:
Roodpootaalscholver
Norwegian:
Rødfotskarv
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Raudfotskarv
Polish:
kormoran czerwononogi
Portuguese:
Biguá-de-pernas-vermelhas
Russian:
Красноногий баклан
Slovak:
kormorán sivý
Swedish:
rödfotad skarv
Ukrainian:
Баклан червононогий
Chinese:
红腿鸬鹚


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Poikilocarbo gaimardi) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Cormoran de Gaimard ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Cormoran de Gaimard ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Poikilocarbo gaimardi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Red-legged Shag ( Leucocarbo gaimardi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Red-legged Shag ( Leucocarbo gaimardi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Red-legged Shag ( Leucocarbo gaimardi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Red-legged Shag ( Leucocarbo gaimardi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Red-legged Shag ( Leucocarbo gaimardi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Red-legged Shag ( Leucocarbo gaimardi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Phalacrocorax gaimardi [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Phalacrocorax gaimardi [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Phalacrocorax gaimardi [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Red-legged Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Phalacrocorax gaimardi [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Phalacrocorax gaimardi [version 1]

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Species status: full species

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Catalan: Corb marí cama-roig
Czech: Kormorán rudonohý
Danish: Perleskarv
German: Buntscharbe, Rotfußkormoran
English: Gaimard's Cormorant, Red legged Cormorant, Red-footed Cormorant, Red-footed Shag, Red-legged Cormorant, Red-legged cromorant, Red-legged Shag
English (IOC): Red-legged Cormorant
Spanish: Cormorán Chuita, Cormorán Gris, Lile
Spanish (Argentine): Cormorán gris
Spanish (Chile): Lile
Spanish (Spain): Cormorán Chuita
Spanish (HBW): Red-legged Cormorant
Spanish (Peru): Cormorán de Pata Roja
Estonian: laikkael-kormoran (laikkael-karbas)
Finnish: Harmaamerimetso
French: Cormoran argenté, Cormoran de Gaimard
Hebrew: או קורמורן אדום רגל
Hungarian: vöröslábú kárókatona
Icelandic: Skrækskarfur
Italian: Cormorano grigio, Cormorano zamperosse, dalle zampe rosse
Japanese: sakatsurau
Japanese: サカツラウ
Scientific: Carbo Gaimardi, Leucocarbo gaimardi, Phalacrocorax gaimardi, Poikilocarbo gaimardi, Stictocarbo gaimardi
Lithuanian: Raudonkojis kormoranas
Dutch: Roodpootaalscholver
Norwegian Nynorsk: Raudfotskarv
Norwegian: Rødfotskarv
Polish: kormoran czerwononogi
Portuguese: Biguá-de-pernas-vermelhas
Russian: Красноногий баклан
Slovak: kormorán sivý
Serbian: Crvenonogi vranac
Swedish: Rödfotad skarv
Turkish: Gri Karabatak
Ukrainian: Баклан червононогий
Chinese: 红腿鸬鹚
Chinese (Traditional): 紅腿鸕鷀

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