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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]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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, Phalacrocorax traversi
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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