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Otago Shag

Leucocarbo chalconotus (Gray, GR 1845)

The Otago shag,, together with the Foveaux shag formerly known as the Stewart Island shag and in its dark phase as the bronze shag, is a species of shag now found only in coastal Otago, New Zealand. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  (Gray, GR 1845)

Reference:
   Zool. Voy. Erebus & Terror [Richardson & Gray] 1 Birds p.20 pl.21

Protonym:
  Graculus chalconotus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6957507


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  A40A13993AD4DFBD

Avibase ID:
  avibase-A40A1399

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A40A1399


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 824007

Geographic range:

  • Leucocarbo chalconotus: New Zealand (southeastern coast of the South Island)
English:
Otago Shag
Catalan:
corb marí de l'illa Stewart
Czech:
kormorán stewartský
Danish:
Bronzeskarv
German:
Otagoscharbe
Spanish:
Cormorán de la Stewart
Finnish:
stewartinmerimetso
French:
Cormoran bronzé
Croatian:
novozelandski vranac
Hungarian:
stewart-szigeti kárókatona
Italian:
Cormorano bronzeo
Japanese (romaji):
suchuwa-tou
Japanese:
スチュワートウ
Lithuanian:
rudasis kormoranas
Dutch:
Otagoaalscholver
Norwegian:
Bronseskarv
Polish:
kormoran nowozelandzki
Portuguese:
biguá-bronzeado
Portuguese (Portugal):
corvo-marinho-de-otago
Russian:
Стюартский баклан
Slovak:
kormorán bronzový
Serbian:
Vranac sa Stjuartovog ostrva
Swedish:
otagoskarv
Ukrainian:
Баклан бронзовий
Chinese:
铜鸬鹚
Chinese (Traditional):
銅色鸕鷀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Otago Shag ( Leucocarbo chalconotus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 2023 (May 2023):
Otago Shag ( Leucocarbo chalconotus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Otago Shag ( Phalacrocorax chalconotus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Otago Shag ( Phalacrocorax chalconotus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Otago Shag ( Leucocarbo chalconotus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Leucocarbo chalconotus chalconotus [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Leucocarbo chalconotus chalconotus [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Leucocarbo chalconotus chalconotus [version 1]
Clements, version 2023:
Leucocarbo chalconotus chalconotus [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Phalacrocorax chalconotus chalconotus [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Stewart Island Shag (Otago) ( Phalacrocorax chalconotus chalconotus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Stewart Island Shag (Otago) ( Leucocarbo chalconotus chalconotus) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Stewart Island Shag (Otago) ( Leucocarbo chalconotus chalconotus) [version 1]
eBird version 2023:
Stewart Island Shag (Otago) ( Leucocarbo chalconotus chalconotus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Otago Shag ( Leucocarbo chalconotus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Otago Shag ( Leucocarbo chalconotus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Otago Shag ( Leucocarbo chalconotus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Otago Shag ( Leucocarbo chalconotus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Otago Shag ( Leucocarbo chalconotus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Otago Shag ( Leucocarbo chalconotus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Otago Shag ( Leucocarbo chalconotus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Otago Shag ( Leucocarbo chalconotus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Otago Shag ( Leucocarbo chalconotus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Otago Shag ( Leucocarbo chalconotus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Otago Shag ( Leucocarbo chalconotus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Otago Shag ( Leucocarbo chalconotus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Otago Shag ( Leucocarbo chalconotus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 13.1:
Otago Shag ( Leucocarbo chalconotus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 13.2:
Otago Shag ( Leucocarbo chalconotus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Otago Shag ( Leucocarbo chalconotus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Otago Shag ( Leucocarbo chalconotus) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Leucocarbo [chalconotus or stewarti] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Catalan: corb marí de l'illa Stewart
Czech: kormorán stewartský
Danish: Bronzeskarv
German: Otagoscharbe, Stewartscharbe, Stewartscharbe (chalconotus)
English: Otago Shag, Stewart Island Shag (Otago)
English, HBW: Stewart Shag (Otago)
English (IOC): Otago Shag, Stewart Island Shag (Otago)
English (United States): Stewart Island Shag (Otago)
Esperanto: rakiur-insula kormorano
Spanish: Cormorán de la Stewart, Cormorán de Stewart (chalconotus)
Spanish (Spain): Cormorán de Stewart, Cormorán de Stewart (chalconotus)
Estonian: pronks-pugalkarbas, pronks-pugalkormoran, pronks-pugalkormoran (pronks-pugalkarbas)
Finnish: stewartinmerimetso
French: Cormoran bronzé
Croatian: novozelandski vranac
Hungarian: stewart-szigeti kárókatona
Icelandic: Bronsskarfur (chalconotus)
Italian: Cormorano bronzeo
Japanese (romaji): suchuwa-tou
Japanese: スチュワートウ, スチュワートウ(chalconotus)
Scientific: Graculus chalconotus, Leucocarbo chalconotus, Leucocarbo chalconotus chalconotus, Phalacrocorax chalconotus, Phalacrocorax chalconotus chalconotus
Lithuanian: rudasis kormoranas
Maori: Kwau-mapua
Dutch: Otagoaalscholver, Stewartaalscholver
Norwegian: Bronseskarv, bronseskarv (chalconotus)
Polish: kormoran nowozelandzki, kormoran nowozelandzki (chalconotus)
Portuguese: biguá-bronzeado
Portuguese (Portugal): corvo-marinho-de-otago
Russian: Стюартский баклан, Стюартский баклан (chalconotus)
Slovak: kormorán bronzový, kormorán bronzový (skup.)
Serbian: Vranac sa Stjuartovog ostrva
Swedish: otagoskarv, stewartskarv, stewartskarv (chalconotus)
Turkish: Otago Karabatağı, Otago karabatağı (chalconotus), Steward Adası Karabatağı
Ukrainian: Баклан бронзовий
Chinese: 铜鸬鹚
Chinese (Traditional): 銅色鸕鷀

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