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Antarctic Shag

Leucocarbo bransfieldensis Murphy, 1936

The Antarctic shag, sometimes referred to as the imperial cormorant, king cormorant, imperial shag, blue-eyed shag or Antarctic cormorant, is the only species of the cormorant family found in the Antarctic. It is sometimes considered conspecific with the Imperial shag. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Phalacrocoracidae
Genus:
   Leucocarbo
Scientific:
  Leucocarbo bransfieldensis


Original description

Citation:
  Murphy, 1936

Reference:
  Ocean.BirdsSouthAmerica p.889

Protonym:
  Phalacrocorax atriceps bransfieldensis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12267683


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  89CBCA28F098E8A5

Avibase ID:
  avibase-89CBCA28

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/89CBCA28


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 824233

Geographic range:

  • Leucocarbo bransfieldensis: South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula
English:
Antarctic Shag
Catalan:
Corb marí antàrtic
Czech:
kormorán antarktický
Danish:
Sydpolarskarv
German:
Antarktisscharbe
Spanish:
Cormorán Antártico
Spanish (Spain):
Cormorán Antártico
French:
Cormoran antarctique
Hungarian:
antarktiszi kékszemű kárókatona
Italian:
Cormorano antartico
Japanese (romaji):
nankyokumunajirohimeu
Japanese:
ナンキョクムナジロヒメウ
Lithuanian:
antarktinis kormoranas
Dutch:
Antarctische Aalscholver
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Antarktisskarv
Norwegian:
Antarktisskarv
Polish:
kormoran antarktyczny
Portuguese:
Biguá-das-shetland
Portuguese (Brazil):
Biguá-das-shetland
Russian:
Антарктический баклан
Slovak:
kormorán antarktický
Serbian:
Antarktički vranac
Swedish:
antarktisskarv
Ukrainian:
Баклан антарктичний
Chinese:
南极鸬鹚
Chinese (Traditional):
南極鸕鷀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Antarctic Shag ( Leucocarbo bransfieldensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Antarctic Shag ( Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Antarctic Shag ( Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Antarctic Shag ( Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Antarctic Shag ( Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Antarctic Shag ( Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Antarctic Shag ( Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Antarctic Shag ( Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Antarctic Shag ( Leucocarbo bransfieldensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Leucocarbo atriceps bransfieldensis [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Leucocarbo atriceps bransfieldensis [version 3]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Cormoran antarctique ( Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Antarctic Shag ( Leucocarbo bransfieldensis) [version 3]
Clements 4th edition:
Antarctic Shag ( Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Antarctic Shag ( Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Antarctic Shag ( Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Antarctic Shag ( Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Antarctic Shag ( Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis) [version 3]
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):
Antarctic Shag ( Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis) [version 3]
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):
Antarctic Shag ( Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis) [version 3]
Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
Antarctic Shag ( Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis) [version 3]
eBird version 2021:
Antarctic Shag ( Leucocarbo bransfieldensis) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Phalacrocorax atriceps bransfieldensis [version 3]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Phalacrocorax atriceps bransfieldensis [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Antarctic Shag ( Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Phalacrocorax atriceps bransfieldensis [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Phalacrocorax atriceps bransfieldensis [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Phalacrocorax atriceps bransfieldensis [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Leucocarbo atriceps bransfieldensis [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Antarctic Shag ( Leucocarbo bransfieldensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Antarctic Shag ( Leucocarbo bransfieldensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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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 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Antarctic Shag ( Leucocarbo bransfieldensis) [version 3]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Antarctic Shag ( Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Antarctic Shag ( Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Antarctic Shag ( Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Antarctic Shag ( Leucocarbo bransfieldensis) [version 3]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Leucocarbo atriceps bransfieldensis [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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

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Other synonyms


Azerbaijani: Antarktika mavigöz qarabatdağı
Catalan: Corb marí antàrtic
Czech: kormorán antarktický
Danish: Sydpolarskarv
German: Antarktikscharbe, Antarktisscharbe
English: Antarctic Shag, Imperial Shag (bransfieldensis)
English, HBW: Imperial Shag (Antarctic)
English (IOC): Antarctic Shag
English (United States): Antarctic Shag
Esperanto: Antarkta tufkormorano
Spanish: Cormorán Antártico
Spanish (Argentine): Cormorán antártico
Spanish (Chile): Cormorán antártico
Spanish (Spain): Cormorán Antártico
Spanish (HBW): Antarctic Shag
Estonian: antarktika kormoran (antarktika karbas)
French: Cormoran antarctique, Cormoran de Bransfield, Cormoran impérial (bransfieldensis)
Hungarian: antarktiszi kékszemű kárókatona
Italian: Cormorano antartico
Japanese (romaji): nankyokumunajirohimeu
Japanese: ナンキョクムナジロヒメウ
Kirghiz: Антарктика кара казы
Scientific: Leucocarbo atriceps bransfieldensis, Leucocarbo bransfieldensis, Notocarbo bransfieldensis, Phalacrocorax atriceps bransfieldensis, Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis, Phalacrocorax bransfieldianus
Lithuanian: Antarkinis kormoranas, antarktinis kormoranas
Dutch: Antarctische Aalscholver
Norwegian Nynorsk: Antarktisskarv
Norwegian: Antarktisskarv
Polish: kormoran antarktyczny
Portuguese: Biguá-das-shetland
Portuguese (Brazil): Biguá-das-shetland
Portuguese (Portugal): corvo-marinho-antárctico, Corvo-marinho-das-shetland
Russian: Антарктический баклан, Брансфилдский баклан
Slovak: kormorán antarktický
Serbian: Antarktički vranac
Swedish: Antarktisskarv
Turkish: Antarktika Karabatağı
Ukrainian: Баклан антарктичний
Chinese: 南极鸬鹚
Chinese (Traditional): 南極鸕鷀

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