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Macquarie Shag

Phalacrocorax purpurascens (von Brandt, 1837)

The Macquarie Shag (Phalacrocorax atriceps purpurascens ), Macquarie Island Shag or Macquarie Island Cormorant, is a marine cormorant native to Macquarie Island in the Southern Ocean, about halfway between Australia and Antarctica. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Phalacrocoracidae
Genus:
  Phalacrocorax

Scientific:
  Phalacrocorax purpurascens

Citation:
  (von Brandt, 1837)

Reference:
  Bull.Sci.Acad.Imp.Sci.St.Petersb. 3 no.4 col.56

Protonym:
  Carbo purpurascens

Avibase ID:
  730616C393A35345

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/730616C3

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 824238

Geographic range:

  • Phalacrocorax purpurascens: Macquarie I. and adjacent Bishop and Clerk Rocks
English:
Macquarie Shag
Czech:
kormorán macquarijský
German:
Macquariescharbe
Danish:
Macquarieskarv
Spanish:
Cormorán de la Macquarie
French:
Cormoran de Macquarie
Italian:
Cormorano delle Macquarie
Japanese:
makko-ri-himeu
Japanese:
マッコーリーヒメウ
Dutch:
Macquarieaalscholver
Norwegian:
Flekkfotskarv
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Flekkfotskarv
Polish:
kormoran wspanialy
Portuguese:
Biguá-da-macquarie
Slovak:
kormorán pôvabný
Swedish:
macquarieskarv
Ukrainian:
Баклан макварійський
Chinese:
麦岛鸬鹚


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Corb marí de l'illa Macquire
Czech: kormorán macquarijský
Danish: Macquarieskarv
German: Macquariescharbe
English: Macquarie Island Shag, Macquarie Shag
English (IOC): Macquarie Shag
Spanish: Cormoran de la Macquarie, Cormorán de la Macquarie
Spanish (Spain): Cormorán de Macquarie
Spanish (HBW): Macquarie Shag
Estonian: macquarie kormoran (macquarie karbas)
French: Cormoran de Macquarie
Italian: Cormorano delle Macquarie
Japanese: makko-ri-himeu
Japanese: マッコーリーヒメウ
Scientific: Carbo purpurascens, Leucocarbo albiventer purpurascens, Leucocarbo atriceps purpurascens, Leucocarbo purpuracens, Leucocarbo purpurascens, Notocarbo purpurascens, Phalacrocorax albiventer purpurascens, Phalacrocorax albiventor purpurascens, Phalacrocorax atriceps purpurascens, Phalacrocorax atriceps traversi, Phalacrocorax purpurascens
Lithuanian: makvorinis kormoranas
Dutch: Macquarieaalscholver, Macquarie-Aalscholver
Norwegian Nynorsk: Flekkfotskarv
Norwegian: Flekkfotskarv
Polish: kormoran wspanialy, kormoran wspaniały
Portuguese: Biguá-da-macquarie
Slovak: kormorán pôvabný
Swedish: Macquarieskarv
Turkish: Macquarie Adası Karabatağı
Ukrainian: Баклан макварійський
Chinese: 麦岛鸬鹚
Chinese (Traditional): 麥夸利鸕鷀

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