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Great Cormorant
Phalacrocorax carbo (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Phalacrocoracidae
Genus:
  Phalacrocorax

Scientific:
  Phalacrocorax carbo

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.133

Protonym:
  Pelecanus Carbo

Avibase ID:
  ACD40E8C3CC720BF

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/ACD40E8C

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174715

Geographic range:

  • Phalacrocorax carbo carbo: N Europe and n N America; winters to Gulf coast, nw Africa
  • Phalacrocorax carbo novaehollandiae: Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand and Chatham Islands
  • Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis: N-central Europe to s China; winters to SE Asia and Indonesia
  • Phalacrocorax carbo hanedae: Honshu I. (Japan)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Great Cormorant
Czech:
  kormorán velký
German:
  Kormoran
Danish:
  Skarv
Spanish:
  Cormorán grande
Finnish:
  merimetso
French:
  Grand Cormoran
Icelandic:
  Dílaskarfur
Italian:
  Marangone
Japanese:
  kawau
Japanese:
  カワウ
Dutch:
  Grote Aalscholver
Norwegian:
  Storskarv
Polish:
  kormoran
Portuguese:
  Corvo-marinho-de-faces-brancas
Russian:
  Большой баклан
Slovak:
  kormorán veľký
Swedish:
  Storskarv
Chinese:
  普通鸬鹚


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Great Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax carbo) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Great Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax carbo) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Great Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax carbo) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Great Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax carbo) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Great Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax carbo) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Great Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax carbo) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Great Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax carbo) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Great Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax carbo)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax carbo)
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   Great Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax carbo)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Grand Cormoran ( Phalacrocorax carbo) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Common Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax carbo) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Great Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax carbo) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Witborsduiker
Arabic: الغاق الكبير, الغاق الكبير اللوهة, اللوهة, غراب البحر, غراب البحر الكبير
Asturian: Pucagón
Azerbaijani: Böyük qarabatdaq, Qarabatdaq
Belarusian: Баклан вялікі, Вялікі баклан
Bulgarian: Голям корморан
Bengali: বড় পানকৌড়ি
Breton: Ar vorvran bras, Morvaout, Morvran
Catalan: Corb marí gros, Corba marina grossa
Catalan (Balears): Corb marí gros
Valencian: Corba marina grossa
Czech: Kormorán velký
Welsh: Bilidowcar, Llanciau Llandudno, Morfran, Mulfran, Wil wal waliog
Danish: Skarv
German: Kormoran, Kormoran-carbo
Greek: (Ευρωπαϊκός) Κορμοράνος, Κορμοράνος
Greek (Cypriot): Κορμοράνος
English: Black Cormorant, Common Cormorant, Cormorant, Great cormorant, North Atlantic Great Cormorant
Esperanto: Granda kormorano
Spanish: Cormoran Grande, Cormorán grande
Estonian: karbas, Kormoran, kormoran (karbas), Kormoran e. karbas
Basque: Corb marí gros, Ubarroi handi, Ubarroi handia
Persian: باکلان بزرگ
Finnish: Merimetso
Faroese: Hiplingur
French: Grand Cormoran
Frisian: Ielguos
Irish: Amplóir, Broigheall
Gaelic: Sgarbh
Galician: Corb marí gros, Corvo mariño grande
Manx: Arragh Vooar, Fannag Varrey, Feeagh Varrey, Scarroo, Shag
Hebrew: קורמורן גדול
Croatian: Veliki Vranac
Hungarian: Kárókatona
Armenian: [Mets Dzknkul ], Մեծ Ձկնկուլ
Indonesian: Burung Pecuk-padi Besar, Pecukpadi Besar
Icelandic: Dílaskarfur
Italian: Cormorano, Marangone
Japanese: kawau, Kawa-u
Japanese: カワウ
Japanese (Kanji): 河鵜
Georgian: დიდი ჩვამა
Kazakh: Үлкен суқұзғын, Үлкен сулқүзғыны
Kazakh (Transliteration): ülken sw-quzğın
Greenlandic: Oqaatsoq
Korean: 민물가마우지
Korean (Transliteration): min-mul-gamauji, minmul-gamauji
Cornish: Morvran
Latin: Pelecanus Carbo, Phalacrocorax carbo, Phalacrocorax carbo carbo
Luxembourgish: Kormoran
Lithuanian: Didysis kormoranas, Jūrkranklis, Jūrų kranklys
Latvian: Jūras krauklis
Maori: kawau
Macedonian: Голем корморан, Нор
Mongolian: Тураг гогой, Хар галуу
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠲᠣᠷᠣᠭ ᠭᠣᠭᠣᠢ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠬᠠᠷ᠎ᠠ ᠬᠠᠯᠣ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Хар халуу
Mongolian (Transliteration): khar khaluu, kharg aluu, turag gogoi
Malay: Burung Pependang Air, Dendang Air
Maltese: Margun
Dutch: Aalscholver, Grote Aalscholver
Norwegian: Kvitlåring, Storskarv
Ossetian: Баклан
Polish: kormoran, kormoran (zwyczajny), Kormoran czarny, Kormoran zwyczajny
Pinyin: hǎi-tí, hēi yú-láng, lúcí, mò yā, pǔtōng lúcí, shuǐ lǎo-guā, shuǐ lǎo-yā, wū-guǐ, yì, yú lǎo-guā, yú-yīng
Portuguese: corvo marinho faces brancas, Corvo-marinho, Corvo-marinho-de-faces-brancas, Corvo-marinho-faces-brancas
Romansh: cormoran, Cormoran grond
Romanian: Cormoran mare
Russian: Баклан большой, Большой баклан
Scots: Sgarbh
Sindhi: ثبٽلان )ٹ ٱب (ُ ث ٿٍِ
Northern Sami: Skárfa
Slovak: kormorán veľký
Slovenian: Kormoran, veliki kormoran
Albanian: Karabullaku i detit
Serbian: veliki kormoran, veliki vranac, Велики вранак, Велики вранац, Корморан
Swedish: Storskarv
Tamil: Peria Neer Kagam
Thai: นกกาน้ำใหญ่
Thai (Transliteration): nók kaa-náam yày
Turkish: Karabatak, Үлкен суқұзғын
Tuvinian: Кара балыкчы
Ukrainian: Баклан великий , Великий баклан
Vietnamese: Chim Cốc đế, Cốc dế, Cốc đế
Chinese: [luci], [mo ya], [putong luci], [shui lao-ya], [yu-ying], 乌鬼, 墨鸦, 普通鸬鹚, 水老鸦, 水老鸹, 海鸬鹚, 海鹈, 鱼老鸹, 鱼鹰, 鷧, 鸕(茲鳥), 鸕鶿 , 鸬鹚, 黑鱼郎
Chinese (Traditional): 墨鴉, 普通鸕鶿, 水老鴉, 水老鴰, 海鵜, 烏鬼, 魚老鴰, 魚鷹, 鷧, 鸕鶿, 黑魚郎
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 鸕鶿
Chinese (Taiwan): [luci], 鸕鶿, 鸬鹚

 

         

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