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Pygmy Cormorant

Microcarbo pygmaeus (Pallas, PS 1773)

The pygmy cormorant is a member of the Phalacrocoracidae (cormorant) family of seabirds. It breeds in south-eastern Europe and south-western Asia. It is partially migratory, with northern populations wintering further south, mostly within its breeding range. It is a rare migrant to western Europe. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Phalacrocoracidae
Genus:
   Microcarbo
Scientific:
  Microcarbo pygmaeus


Original description

Citation:
  (Pallas, PS 1773)

Reference:
   Reise verschied. Prov. Russ. Reichs 2 p.712 pl.G

Protonym:
  Pelecanus pygmeus


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  AFF49475BDB69B4E

Avibase ID:
  avibase-AFF49475

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
Catalan:
Corb marí pigmeu
Czech:
kormorán malý
Danish:
Dværgskarv
German:
Zwergscharbe
Spanish:
Cormorán Pigmeo
Spanish (Spain):
Cormorán Pigmeo
Finnish:
pikkumerimetso
French:
Cormoran pygmée
Croatian:
Mali Vranac
Hungarian:
Kis kárókatona
Icelandic:
Dvergskarfur
Italian:
Marangone minore
Japanese (romaji):
kobitou
Japanese:
コビトウ
Lithuanian:
Mažasis kormoranas
Dutch:
Dwergaalscholver
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Dvergskarv
Norwegian:
Dvergskarv
Polish:
kormoran mały
Portuguese:
corvo-marinho-pequeno
Russian:
Малый баклан
Slovak:
kormorán malý
Serbian:
Mali vranac
Swedish:
dvärgskarv
Ukrainian:
Баклан малий
Chinese:
侏鸬鹚
Chinese (Traditional):
侏鸕鷀


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)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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, version 2021:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo 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)
eBird version 2021:
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 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 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)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Oriental Bird Club:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Phalacrocorax pygmaeus
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Haliëtor pygmeus
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (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, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax pygmeus)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Pygmy Cormorant ( Microcarbo pygmaeus)
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, غاق قزم
Asturian: Cuervu marín pigméu
Azerbaijani: Kiçik qarabatdaq, kiçik qarabattaq
Belarusian: Баклан малы, Малы баклан
Bulgarian: Дяволица, Малък корморан
Bengali: ফাভন ঩ানমকৌচড়
Bengali (transliteration): bāmana pānakauṛi*
Breton: Morvran gorr
Catalan: Corb marí menut, Corb marí pigmeu
Catalan (Balears): Corb marí menut
Montenegrin: fendak, фендак
Montenegrin (Cyrillic): фендак
Czech: Kormorán malý
Chuvash: пĕчĕк баклан
Welsh: Mulfran fechan
Danish: Dværgskarv
German: Zwergscharbe
Greek: Βαλτοκόρακας, Λαγγόvα, Λαγγόνα
Greek (Cypriot): Βαλτοκόρακας
English: Little Cormorant, Pygmy Cormorant
English, HBW: Pygmy Cormorant
English (IOC): Pygmy Cormorant
English (United States): 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, Ubarroi txiki, Ubarroi txikia
Persian: باکلان کوچک, باکلان (قره غاز) کوچک, باکلان (قره‌قار) کوتوله (کوچک), باکلان کوچک
Finnish: Kääpiömerimetso, Pikkumerimetso
French: Cormoran pygmé, Cormoran pygmée
Frisian: Dwerch-ielgoes
Irish: Broigheall bídeach
Galician: Corb marí pigmeu, Corvo mariño pequeno, 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 (romaji): kobitou
Japanese: コビトウ
Georgian: მცირე ჩვამა, პატარა ჩვამა
Kabardian: хыбабыщцӀыкӀу
Kazakh: кіші суқұзғын, кішкене суқұзғын, кішкене суқұзғыны, Кішкене сулқүзғыны, кішкентай суқұзғын
Kirghiz: кидик кара каз
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 nanu, 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, corvo-marinho-pigmeu
Romansh: Cormoran pitschen
Rhaeto-Romance: Cormoran nanin
Romanian: Cormoran mic
Russian: Maly Baklan, Баклан малый, Малый баклан
Northern Sami: Deaggaskárfa
Slovak: kormorán malý
Slovenian: pritlikavi kormoran
Albanian: Karabullaku i vogël
Serbian: kormoran, mali kormoran, mali vranac, Мали вранац, Мали корморан
Swedish: Dvärgskarv
Tajik: баклани хурд, моҳихӯраки хурд
Turkmen: kiçi garajagaz
Turkish: Küçük Karabatak
Tatar: кәрлә баклан
Ukrainian: Баклан малий , Малий баклан
Uzbek: кичик қорабўзов, кичик қоравой, қорабўзов
Kalmyk: баһ бакльг
Chinese: 侏鸬鹚
Chinese (Traditional): 侏鸕鷀

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