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Pygmy Cormorant

Microcarbo pygmaeus (Pallas, 1773)

The Pygmy Cormorant (Microcarbo pygmeus) is a member of the Phalacrocoracidae family of seabirds. It breeds in southeastern Europe and southwestern Asia. It is partially migratory, with northern populations wintering further south, mostly within its breeding range. It is a rare vagrant to western Europe. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Phalacrocoracidae
Genus:
  Microcarbo

Scientific:
  Microcarbo pygmaeus

Citation:
  (Pallas, 1773)

Reference:
  ReiseVersch.Provin.Russ.Reichs 2 p.712 pl.G

Protonym:
  Pelecanus pygmeus

Avibase ID:
  AFF49475BDB69B4E

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/AFF49475

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 824000

Geographic range:

  • Microcarbo pygmaeus: Inland lakes and rivers of se Europe to central Asia
English:
Pygmy Cormorant
Czech:
kormorán malý
German:
Zwergscharbe
Danish:
Dværgskarv
Spanish:
Cormorán Pigmeo
Finnish:
pikkumerimetso
French:
Cormoran pygmée
Icelandic:
Dvergskarfur
Italian:
Marangone minore
Japanese:
kobitou
Japanese:
コビトウ
Dutch:
Dwergaalscholver
Norwegian:
Dvergskarv
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Dvergskarv
Polish:
kormoran mały
Portuguese:
Corvo-marinho-pigmeu
Russian:
Малый баклан
Slovak:
kormorán malý
Swedish:
dvärgskarv
Ukrainian:
Баклан малий
Chinese:
侏鸬鹚


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Cormoran pygmée ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Cormoran pygmée ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
Clements 3rd edition:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Halietor pygmeus)
Clements 4th edition:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
Clements 6th edition:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
Clements, version 2015:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Clements, version 2016:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
Clements, version 2017:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
Clements, version 2018:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
Clements, version 2019:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
eBird version 1.50:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
eBird version 1.52:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
eBird version 1.53:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
eBird version 1.54:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
eBird version 1.55:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
eBird version 2015:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
eBird version 2016:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
eBird version 2017:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
eBird version 2018:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
eBird version 2019:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Oriental Bird Club:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
James Lee Peters:
Phalacrocorax pygmaeus
James Lee Peters (original):
Haliëtor pygmeus
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Phalacrocorax pygmaeus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Phalacrocorax pygmeus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Microcarbo pygmeus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Arabic: الغاق القزم
Azerbaijani: Kiçik qarabatdaq
Belarusian: Баклан малы, Малы баклан
Bulgarian: Малък корморан
Catalan: Corb marí menut, Corb marí pigmeu
Catalan (Balears): Corb marí menut
Montenegrin: fendak
Czech: Kormorán malý
Danish: Dværgskarv
German: Zwergscharbe
Greek: Βαλτοκόρακας, Λαγγόνα
Greek (Cypriot): Βαλτοκόρακας
English: Little Cormorant, Pygmy Cormorant
English (IOC): Pygmy Cormorant
Esperanto: Pigmea kormorano
Spanish: Cormorán Pigmeo
Spanish (Spain): Cormorán Pigmeo
Spanish (HBW): Cormorán pigmeo
Estonian: kääbuskarbas, Kääbuskormoran, kääbuskormoran (kääbuskarbas), kääbuskormoran e. kääbuskarbas
Basque: Corb marí pigmeu
Persian: باکلان کوچک, باکلان (قره غاز) کوچک
Finnish: Kääpiömerimetso, Pikkumerimetso
French: Cormoran pygmé, Cormoran pygmée
Galician: Corb marí pigmeu, Corvo mariño pigmeo
Hebrew: קורמורן גמד, קורמורן גמדי
Croatian: Mali Vranac
Hungarian: Kis kárókatona
Armenian: [Pokr Dzknkul ], Փոքր Ձկնկուլ
Icelandic: Dvergskarfur
Italian: Cormorano pigmeo, Marangone minore, Marangore minore
Japanese: kobitou
Japanese: コビトウ
Georgian: მცირე ჩვამა, პატარა ჩვამა
Kazakh: Кішкене сулқүзғыны
Scientific: Halietor pygmeus, Haliëtor pygmeus, Microcarbo pygmaeus, Microcarbo pygmeus, Pelecanus pygmeus, Phalacrocorax pygmaeus, Phalacrocorax pygmeus
Lithuanian: Mažasis kormoranas, Nykštukinis kormoranas
Latvian: Mazais jūras krauklis, pundurūdenis
Macedonian: Ачко, Мал корморан
Moldavian: Cormoran mic
Maltese: Margun Zghir, Margun Żgħir
Dutch: Dwergaalscholver
Norwegian Nynorsk: Dvergskarv
Norwegian: Dvergskarv
Polish: kormoran maly, Kormoran mały
Portuguese: corvo marinho pigmeu, Corvo-marinho-pequeno, Corvo-marinho-pigmeu
Portuguese (Portugal): Corvo-marinho-pequeno
Romansh: Cormoran pitschen
Romanian: Cormoran mic
Russian: Maly Baklan, Баклан малый, Малый баклан
Sindhi: ثبٽلان )ٹ ٱب (ُ ٽ ؿًټ
Slovak: kormorán malý
Slovenian: pritlikavi kormoran
Albanian: Karabullaku i vogël
Serbian: kormoran, mali kormoran, mali vranac, Мали вранац, Мали корморан
Swedish: Dvärgskarv
Turkish: Küçük Karabatak
Ukrainian: Баклан малий , Малий баклан
Chinese: 侏鸬鹚
Chinese (Traditional): 侏鸕鷀

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