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Cape Cormorant

Phalacrocorax capensis (Sparrman, 1788)

The Cape Cormorant or Cape Shag (Phalacrocorax capensis) is a bird endemic to the southwestern coasts of Africa. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Phalacrocoracidae
Genus:
  Phalacrocorax

Scientific:
  Phalacrocorax capensis

Citation:
  (Sparrman, 1788)

Reference:
  Mus.Carls. fasc.3 no.61,pl.

Protonym:
  Pelecanus capensis

Avibase ID:
  AE61BF48A7C27563

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/AE61BF48

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174737


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Phalacrocorax capensis: Coastal sw Namibia and s South Africa
English:
Cape Cormorant
Czech:
kormorán jihoafrický
German:
Kapscharbe
Danish:
Kapskarv
Spanish:
Cormorán de El Cabo
Finnish:
kapinmerimetso
French:
Cormoran du Cap
Icelandic:
Oddskarfur
Italian:
Cormorano del Capo
Japanese:
kinodohanagurou
Japanese:
キノドハナグロウ
Dutch:
Kaapse Aalscholver
Norwegian:
Kappskarv
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kappskarv
Polish:
kormoran przyladkowy
Portuguese:
Corvo marinho do cabo
Russian:
Капский баклан
Slovak:
kormorán pobrežný
Swedish:
kapskarv
Ukrainian:
Баклан капський
Chinese:
南非鸬鹚


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Cape Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax capensis)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Cape Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax capensis)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Cape Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax capensis)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Cape Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax capensis)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Cape Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax capensis)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Cape Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax capensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Cape Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax capensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Cape Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax capensis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Cape Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax capensis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Cape Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax capensis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Cormoran du Cap ( Phalacrocorax capensis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Cormoran du Cap ( Phalacrocorax capensis)
Clements 1st edition:
Cape Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax capensis)
Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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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):
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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):
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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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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Cape Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax capensis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Cape Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax capensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Cape Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Cape Cormorant ( Leucocarbo capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Cape Cormorant ( Leucocarbo capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Cape Cormorant ( Leucocarbo capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Cape Cormorant ( Leucocarbo capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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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 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Cape Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax capensis)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Cape Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax capensis)
James Lee Peters:
Phalacrocorax capensis
James Lee Peters (original):
Phalacrocorax capensis
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Phalacrocorax capensis
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Cape Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax capensis)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Cape Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax capensis)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Cape Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax capensis)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Phalacrocorax capensis
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Phalacrocorax capensis

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Trekduiker
Catalan: Corb marí del Cap
Czech: Kormorán jihoafrický
Danish: Kapskarv
German: Kap Kormoran, Kap Scharbe, Kapkormoran, Kapscharbe
English: Cape Cormorant, Cape Shag, Trek Duiker, Trekduiker
English (IOC): Cape Cormorant
Spanish: Cormorán de El Cabo, Cormorán del Cabo
Spanish (Spain): Cormorán del Cabo
Spanish (HBW): Cape Cormorant
Estonian: kuldkurk-kormoran (kuldkurk-karbas)
Finnish: Kapinmerimetso
French: Cormoran du Cap
Hungarian: fokföldi kárókatona
Icelandic: Oddskarfur
Italian: Cormorano del Capo
Japanese: kinodohanagurou
Japanese: キノドハナグロウ
Scientific: Leucocarbo capensis, Pelecanus capensis, Phalacrocorax capensis
Lithuanian: Kapinis kormoranas
Dutch: Kaapse Aalscholver
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kappskarv
Norwegian: Kappskarv
Polish: kormoran przyladkowy, kormoran przylądkowy
Portuguese: Corvo marinho do cabo, Corvo-marinho do Cabo, Corvo-marinho-do-cabo
Russian: Капский баклан
Slovak: kormorán pobrežný
Serbian: Kapski vranac
Swedish: Kapskarv
Turkish: Kap Karabatağı
Ukrainian: Баклан капський
Xhosa: Ugwidi
Chinese: 南非鸬鹚
Chinese (Traditional): 南非鸕鷀

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