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Heard Shag

Phalacrocorax nivalis Falla, 1937

The Heard Island Shag (Phalacrocorax atriceps nivalis), or Heard Island Cormorant, is a marine cormorant native to the Australian territory comprising the Heard and McDonald Islands in the Southern Ocean, about 4100 km south-west of Perth, Western Australia. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Phalacrocoracidae
Genus:
  Phalacrocorax

Scientific:
  Phalacrocorax nivalis

Citation:
  Falla, 1937

Reference:
  Rep.Brit.Austral.N.Z.AntarcticRes.Exped Ser.B 2 p.226

Protonym:
  Phalacrocorax (Leucocarbo) atriceps nivalis

Avibase ID:
  4D7EF67A0ADE0338

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/4D7EF67A

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 824235

Geographic range:

  • Phalacrocorax nivalis: Heard I. (s Indian Ocean)
English:
Heard Shag
Czech:
kormorán heardský
German:
Heardscharbe
Danish:
Heardskarv
Spanish:
Cormorán de la Heard
French:
Cormoran de Heard
Italian:
Cormorano di Heard
Japanese:
ha-dou
Japanese:
ハードウ
Dutch:
Heardaalscholver
Norwegian:
Hvitvingeskarv
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kvitvengskarv
Polish:
kormoran bialoskrzydly
Portuguese:
Biguá-da-heard
Slovak:
kormorán bielokrídly
Swedish:
heardskarv
Ukrainian:
Баклан білоплечий
Chinese:
哈岛鸬鹚


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Heard Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Heard Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Heard Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Heard Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Heard Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Heard Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Heard Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition:
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
Clements, version 2015:
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
Clements, version 2016:
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
Clements, version 2017:
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
Clements, version 2018:
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
Clements, version 2019:
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
eBird version 1.50:
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
eBird version 1.52:
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
eBird version 1.53:
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
eBird version 1.54:
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
eBird version 1.55:
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
eBird version 2015:
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
eBird version 2016:
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
eBird version 2017:
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
eBird version 2018:
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
eBird version 2019:
Heard Island Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Phalacrocorax atriceps nivalis [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Phalacrocorax atriceps nivalis [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Phalacrocorax atriceps nivalis [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Phalacrocorax atriceps nivalis [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Phalacrocorax atriceps nivalis [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Phalacrocorax atriceps nivalis [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Phalacrocorax atriceps nivalis [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Phalacrocorax atriceps nivalis [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Phalacrocorax atriceps nivalis [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Phalacrocorax atriceps nivalis [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Phalacrocorax atriceps nivalis [version 3]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Phalacrocorax atriceps nivalis [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Heard Shag ( Phalacrocorax nivalis) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Phalacrocorax atriceps nivalis [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Phalacrocorax atriceps nivalis [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Phalacrocorax atriceps nivalis [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Leucocarbo atriceps nivalis [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Heard Island Shag ( Leucocarbo nivalis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Heard Island Shag ( Leucocarbo nivalis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Heard Island Shag ( Leucocarbo nivalis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Heard Island Shag ( Leucocarbo nivalis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Heard Island Shag ( Leucocarbo nivalis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Heard Island Shag ( Leucocarbo nivalis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Heard Island Shag ( Leucocarbo nivalis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Heard Island Shag ( Leucocarbo nivalis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Heard Island Shag ( Leucocarbo nivalis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Heard Island Shag ( Leucocarbo nivalis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Heard Island Shag ( Leucocarbo nivalis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Heard Island Shag ( Leucocarbo nivalis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Heard Island Shag ( Leucocarbo nivalis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Heard Island Shag ( Leucocarbo nivalis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Heard Island Shag ( Leucocarbo nivalis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Heard Island Shag ( Leucocarbo nivalis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Heard Island Shag ( Leucocarbo nivalis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Heard Island Shag ( Leucocarbo nivalis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Heard Island Shag ( Leucocarbo nivalis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Heard Island Shag ( Leucocarbo nivalis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Heard Island Shag ( Leucocarbo nivalis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Heard Island Shag ( Leucocarbo nivalis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Heard Island Shag ( Leucocarbo nivalis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Heard Island Shag ( Leucocarbo nivalis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Heard Island Shag ( Leucocarbo nivalis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Heard Island Shag ( Leucocarbo nivalis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Heard Island Shag ( Leucocarbo nivalis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Heard Island Shag ( Leucocarbo nivalis) [version 3]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Phalacrocorax atriceps nivalis
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Phalacrocorax atriceps nivalis [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Leucocarbo atriceps nivalis [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Phalacrocorax [atriceps or nivalis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Corb marí de l'illa Heard
Czech: kormorán heardský
Danish: Heardskarv
German: Heardscharbe
English: Blue-eyed Shag, Heard Island Cormorant, Heard Island Shag, Heard Shag
English (IOC): Heard Island Shag
Spanish: Cormoran de la Heard, Cormorán de la Heard
Spanish (Spain): Cormorán de Heard
Spanish (HBW): Heard Island Shag
Estonian: heardi kormoran (heardi karbas)
French: Cormoran de Heard, Cormoran de l'île Heard
Italian: Cormorano di Heard
Japanese: ha-dou
Japanese: ハードウ
Scientific: Leucocarbo atriceps nivalis, Leucocarbo nivalis, Notocarbo atriceps nivalis, Notocarbo nivalis, Phalacrocorax (Leucocarbo) atriceps nivalis, Phalacrocorax albiventer nivalis, Phalacrocorax atriceps nivalis, Phalacrocorax nivalis
Lithuanian: baltapetis kormoranas
Dutch: Heardaalscholver
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kvitvengskarv
Norwegian: Hvitvingeskarv
Polish: kormoran bialoskrzydly, kormoran białoskrzydły
Portuguese: Biguá-da-heard
Slovak: kormorán bielokrídly
Swedish: Heardskarv
Turkish: Heard Adası Karabatağı
Ukrainian: Баклан білоплечий
Chinese: 哈岛鸬鹚
Chinese (Traditional): 赫德島鸕鷀

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