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Imperial or King Shag

Leucocarbo [atriceps, albiventer, nivalis, melanogenis, purpurascens, bransfield., georgianus] (= Leucocarbo atriceps) King, PP, 1828




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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Phalacrocoracidae
Genus:
  Leucocarbo

Scientific:
  Leucocarbo atriceps

Citation:
  King, PP, 1828

Reference:
  Zool.J. 4 p.102

Protonym:
  Phalacrocorax atriceps

Avibase ID:
  DE66B1DF92550126

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/DE66B1DF

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 824003

Geographic range:

  • Leucocarbo atriceps: Islands and coasts of s Argentina and Chile
  • Leucocarbo nivalis: Heard I. (s Indian Ocean)
  • Leucocarbo melanogenis: Prince Edward, Marion and Crozet islands
  • Leucocarbo purpurascens: Macquarie I. and adjacent Bishop and Clerk Rocks
  • Leucocarbo bransfieldensis: South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula
  • Leucocarbo georgianus: South Georgia, South Sandwich and South Orkney islands
  • Leucocarbo albiventer: Falkland Islands
  • Show more...
English:
Imperial or King Shag
Catalan:
Corb marí imperial
Czech:
kormorán jižní
Danish:
Blåøjet Skarv
German:
Südgeorgienscharbe
Spanish:
Cormorán de Georgia
Finnish:
etelänmerimetso
French:
Cormoran impérial, à ventre blanc, de Heard, de Crozet, de Macquarie, antarctique, C. géorgien
Hungarian:
kékszemű kárókatona
Italian:
Cormorano imperiale
Japanese:
sausujoajiamunajirohimeu
Japanese:
ズグロムナジロヒメウ
Lithuanian:
Mėlynakis kormoranas
Dutch:
Keizeraalscholver
Norwegian:
Knoppskarv
Polish:
kormoran niebieskooki
Portuguese:
Biguá-das-shetland
Portuguese (Brazil):
Biguá-das-shetland
Russian:
Голубоглазый баклан
Slovak:
kormorán modrooký
Swedish:
Kejsarskarv
Ukrainian:
Баклан імператорський
Chinese:
蓝眼鸬鹚
Chinese (Traditional):
藍眼鸕鷀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Imperial or King Shag ( Leucocarbo [atriceps, albiventer, nivalis, melanogenis, purpurascens, bransfield., georgianus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Imperial or King Shag ( Phalacrocorax [atriceps, albiventer, nivalis, melanogenis, purpur., bransfiel., georgianus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Imperial or King Shag ( Phalacrocorax [atriceps, albiventer, nivalis, melanogenis, purpur., bransfiel., georgianus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Imperial or King Shag ( Phalacrocorax [atriceps, albiventer, nivalis, melanogenis, purpur., bransfiel., georgianus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Imperial or King Shag ( Phalacrocorax [atriceps, albiventer, nivalis, melanogenis, purpur., bransfiel., georgianus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Imperial or King Shag ( Phalacrocorax [atriceps, albiventer, nivalis, melanogenis, purpurascens, bransfield., georgianus])
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Imperial Shag ( Phalacrocorax atriceps) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Imperial Shag ( Phalacrocorax atriceps) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Imperial Shag ( Phalacrocorax atriceps) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Imperial Shag ( Phalacrocorax atriceps) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Imperial Shag ( Phalacrocorax atriceps) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Imperial Shag ( Leucocarbo atriceps) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Imperial Shag ( Leucocarbo atriceps) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Imperial Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax atriceps) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Imperial Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax atriceps) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Imperial Shag ( Phalacrocorax atriceps) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Imperial Shag ( Phalacrocorax atriceps) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Imperial Shag ( Phalacrocorax atriceps) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Imperial Shag ( Leucocarbo atriceps) [version 3]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Leucocarbo atriceps [sensu lato]

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Catalan: Corb marí imperial
Czech: kormorán jižní
Danish: Blåøjet Skarv
German: Kaiserscharbe, Südgeorgienscharbe
English: Imperial Cormorant, Imperial or King Shag, Imperial Shag
Spanish: Cormorán de Georgia, Cormorán imperial
Spanish (Argentine): Cormorán imperial
Spanish (Chile): Cormorá imperial
Spanish (Uruguay): Biguá Vientre Blanco
Estonian: lõunakormoran (lõunakarbas)
Finnish: etelänmerimetso
French: Cormoran impérial, Cormoran impérial, à ventre blanc, de Heard, de Crozet, de Macquarie, antarctique, C. géorgien
Hungarian: kékszemű kárókatona
Italian: Cormorano imperiale
Japanese: sausujoajiamunajirohimeu
Japanese: ズグロムナジロヒメウ
Scientific: Leucocarbo [atriceps, albiventer, nivalis, melanogenis, purpurascens, bransfield., georgianus], Leucocarbo atriceps, Phalacrocorax [atriceps, albiventer, nivalis, melanogenis, purpur., bransfiel., georgianus], Phalacrocorax [atriceps, albiventer, nivalis, melanogenis, purpurascens, bransfield., georgianus], Phalacrocorax atriceps, Phalacrocorax atriceps atriceps
Lithuanian: Mėlynakis kormoranas
Dutch: Keizeraalscholver
Norwegian: Knoppskarv
Polish: kormoran niebieskooki
Portuguese: Biguá-das-shetland
Portuguese (Brazil): Biguá-das-shetland
Russian: Голубоглазый баклан
Slovak: kormorán modrooký
Swedish: Kejsarskarv
Ukrainian: Баклан імператорський
Chinese: 蓝眼鸬鹚
Chinese (Traditional): 藍眼鸕鷀

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