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White-breasted Cormorant
Phalacrocorax lucidus (Lichtenstein, MHC, 1823)
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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Phalacrocoracidae
Genus:
  Phalacrocorax

Scientific:
  Phalacrocorax lucidus

Citation:
  (Lichtenstein, MHC, 1823)

Reference:
  Verz.Doubl.Zool.Mus.Berlin p.86

Protonym:
  Halieus lucidus

Avibase ID:
  7025123ADA5F2615

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7025123A

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 824001

Geographic range:

  • Phalacrocorax lucidus lucidus: Africa south of the Sahara and Cape Verde Islands
  • Phalacrocorax lucidus maroccanus: Coastal nw Africa (Morocco to Mauritania)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  White-breasted Cormorant
Czech:
  kormorán běloprsý
German:
  Weissbrustkormoran
Danish:
  Hvidbrystet Skarv
Spanish:
  Cormorán grande
Finnish:
  afrikanmerimetso
French:
  Cormoran à poitrine blanche
Italian:
  Cormorano pettobianco
Dutch:
  Afrikaanse Aalscholver
Polish:
  kormoran bialoszyi
Portuguese:
  Corvo-marinho-de-faces-brancas
Russian:
  Белогрудый баклан
Slovak:
  kormorán bieloprsý


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   White-breasted Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax lucidus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   White-breasted Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax lucidus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   White-breasted Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax lucidus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   White-breasted Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax lucidus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   White-breasted Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax lucidus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   White-breasted Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax lucidus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   White-breasted Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax lucidus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Cormoran à poitrine blanche ( Phalacrocorax lucidus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   White-breasted Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax lucidus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   White-breasted Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax lucidus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Great Cormorant (White-breasted) ( Phalacrocorax carbo maroccanus/lucidus)

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

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

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Alternative arrangements:  1  2 


Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Witborsduiker
Czech: Kormorán beloprsý, kormorán běloprsý
Danish: Hvidbrystet Skarv
German: Kormoran-lucidus, Weissbrustkormoran
English: African Great Cormorant, Great cormorant, Great Cormorant (White-breasted), Red Sea White-breasted Cormorant, Whitebreasted Cormorant, White-breasted Cormorant
Spanish: Cormorán Cuelliblanco, Cormorán grande
Estonian: valgerind-kormoran (valgerind-karbas)
Finnish: Afrikanmerimetso
French: Cormoran à poitrine blanche, Grand Cormoran
Hebrew: קורמורן אפריקאי
Italian: Cormorano pettobianco, Marangone
Kwangali: Nkororo
Latin: Halieus lucidus, Phalacrocorax carbo lucidus, Phalacrocorax carbo lugubris, Phalacrocorax carbo maroccanus/lucidus, Phalacrocorax carbo patricki, Phalacrocorax lucidus
Lithuanian: Baltakrūtis kormoranas
Dutch: Aalscholver, Afrikaanse Aalscholver, Witborstaalscholver
Polish: kormoran bialoszyi, kormoran białoszyi
Portuguese: Corvo-marinho-de-faces-brancas
Russian: Белогрудый баклан
Slovak: kormorán bieloprsý
Sotho, Southern: Timeletsane-botha
Swahili: Mnandi Kidari-cheupe
Tswana: Timêlêtsane
Tsonga: Ngulukwani
Xhosa: Ugwidi
Zulu: iWonde

 

         

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