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Great Cormorant

Phalacrocorax carbo (Linnaeus, 1758)

The Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo), known as the Great Black Cormorant across the Northern Hemisphere, the Black Cormorant in Australia, the Large Cormorant in India and the Black Shag further south in New Zealand, is a widespread member of the cormorant family of seabirds. It breeds in much of the Old World and the Atlantic coast of North America. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Phalacrocoracidae
Genus:
  Phalacrocorax

Scientific:
  Phalacrocorax carbo

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.133

Protonym:
  Pelecanus Carbo

Avibase ID:
  ACD40E8C3CC720BF

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/ACD40E8C

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174715

Geographic range:

  • Phalacrocorax carbo carbo: N Europe and n N America; winters to Gulf coast, nw Africa
  • Phalacrocorax carbo novaehollandiae: Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand and Chatham Islands
  • Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis: N-central Europe to s China; winters to SE Asia and Indonesia
  • Phalacrocorax carbo hanedae: Honshu I. (Japan)
English:
Great Cormorant
Czech:
kormorán velký
German:
Kormoran
Danish:
Skarv
Spanish:
Cormorán grande
Finnish:
merimetso
French:
Grand Cormoran
Icelandic:
Dílaskarfur
Italian:
Marangone
Japanese:
kawau
Japanese:
カワウ
Dutch:
Grote Aalscholver
Norwegian:
Storskarv
Polish:
kormoran
Portuguese:
Corvo-marinho-de-faces-brancas
Russian:
Большой баклан
Slovak:
kormorán veľký
Swedish:
Storskarv
Ukrainian:
Баклан великий
Chinese:
普通鸬鹚


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Great Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax carbo) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Great Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax carbo) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Great Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax carbo) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Great Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax carbo) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Great Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax carbo) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Great Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax carbo) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Great Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax carbo) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
Great Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax carbo)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax carbo)
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Great Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax carbo)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Grand Cormoran ( Phalacrocorax carbo) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Common Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax carbo) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Great Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax carbo) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Witborsduiker
Arabic: الغاق الكبير, الغاق الكبير اللوهة, اللوهة, غراب البحر, غراب البحر الكبير
Asturian: Pucagón
Azerbaijani: Böyük qarabatdaq, Qarabatdaq
Belarusian: Баклан вялікі, Вялiкi баклан, Вялікі баклан
Bulgarian: Голям корморан
Bengali: বড় পানকৌড়ি
Breton: Ar vorvran bras, Morvaout, Morvran
Catalan: Corb marí gros, Corba marina grossa
Catalan (Balears): Corb marí gros
Valencian: Corba marina grossa
Montenegrin: vranac
Czech: Kormorán velký
Welsh: Bilidowcar, Llanciau Llandudno, Morfran, Mulfran, Wil wal waliog
Danish: Skarv
German: Kormoran, Kormoran-carbo
Greek: (Ευρωπαϊκός) Κορμοράνος, Κορμοράνος
Greek (Cypriot): Κορμοράνος
English: Black Cormorant, Common Cormorant, Cormorant, Great cormorant, North Atlantic Great Cormorant
English (Kenya): Great Cormorant
English (New Zealand): Black Shag
English (Philippines): Great Cormorant
English (South Africa): White-breasted Cormorant
Esperanto: Granda kormorano
Spanish: Cormoran Grande, Cormorán grande
Spanish (Spain): Cormorán Grande
Estonian: karbas, Kormoran, kormoran (karbas), Kormoran e. karbas
Basque: Corb marí gros, Ubarroi handi, Ubarroi handia
Persian: باکلان بزرگ
Finnish: Merimetso
Faroese: Hiplingur
French: Grand Cormoran
Frisian: Ielguos
Irish: Amplóir, Broigheall
Gaelic: Sgarbh
Galician: Corb marí gros, Corvo mariño grande
Manx: Arragh Vooar, Fannag Varrey, Feeagh Varrey, Scarroo, Shag
Hebrew: קורמורן גדול
Croatian: Veliki Vranac
Hungarian: Kárókatona
Armenian: [Mets Dzknkul ], Մեծ Ձկնկուլ
Indonesian: Burung Pecuk-padi Besar, Pecukpadi Besar
Icelandic: Dílaskarfur
Italian: Cormorano, Marangone
Japanese: kawau, Kawa-u
Japanese: カワウ
Japanese (Kanji): 河鵜
Georgian: დიდი ჩვამა
Kazakh: Үлкен суқұзғын, Үлкен сулқүзғыны
Kazakh (Transliteration): ülken sw-quzğın
Greenlandic: Oqaatsoq
Korean: 민물가마우지
Korean (Transliteration): min-mul-gamauji, minmul-gamauji
Cornish: Morvran
Scientific: Pelecanus Carbo, Phalacrocorax carbo, Phalacrocorax carbo carbo
Luxembourgish: Kormoran
Lithuanian: Didysis kormoranas, Jūrkranklis, Jūrų kranklys
Latvian: Jūras krauklis
Maori: kawau
Macedonian: Голем корморан, Нор
Malayalam: വലിയ നീർക്കാക്ക
Mongolian: Тураг гогой, Хар галуу
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠲᠣᠷᠣᠭ ᠭᠣᠭᠣᠢ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠬᠠᠷ᠎ᠠ ᠬᠠᠯᠣ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Хар халуу
Mongolian (Transliteration): khar khaluu, kharg aluu, turag gogoi
Moldavian: Cormoran mare
Malay: Burung Pependang Air, Dendang Air
Maltese: Margun
Dutch: Aalscholver, Grote Aalscholver
Norwegian: Kvitlåring, Storskarv
Ossetian: Баклан
Polish: kormoran, kormoran (zwyczajny), Kormoran czarny, Kormoran zwyczajny
Pinyin: hǎi-tí, hēi yú-láng, lúcí, mò yā, pǔtōng lúcí, shuǐ lǎo-guā, shuǐ lǎo-yā, wū-guǐ, yì, yú lǎo-guā, yú-yīng
Portuguese: corvo marinho faces brancas, Corvo-marinho, Corvo-marinho-de-faces-brancas, Corvo-marinho-faces-brancas
Portuguese (Portugal): Corvo-marinho-comum
Romansh: cormoran, Cormoran grond
Romanian: Cormoran mare
Russian: Баклан большой, Большой баклан
Scots: Sgarbh
Sindhi: ثبٽلان )ٹ ٱب (ُ ث ٿٍِ
Northern Sami: Skárfa
Slovak: kormorán veľký
Slovenian: Kormoran, veliki kormoran
Albanian: Karabullaku i detit
Serbian: veliki kormoran, veliki vranac, Велики вранак, Велики вранац, Корморан
Swedish: Storskarv
Tamil: Peria Neer Kagam
Thai: นกกาน้ำใหญ่
Thai (Transliteration): nók kaa-náam yày
Turkish: Karabatak, Үлкен суқұзғын
Tuvinian: Кара балыкчы
Ukrainian: Баклан великий , Великий баклан
Vietnamese: Chim Cốc đế, Cốc dế, Cốc đế
Chinese: [luci], [mo ya], [putong luci], [shui lao-ya], [yu-ying], 乌鬼, 墨鸦, 普通鸬鹚, 水老鸦, 水老鸹, 海鸬鹚, 海鹈, 鱼老鸹, 鱼鹰, 鷧, 鸕(茲鳥), 鸕鶿 , 鸬鹚, 黑鱼郎
Chinese (Traditional): 墨鴉, 普通鸕鶿, 水老鴉, 水老鴰, 海鵜, 烏鬼, 魚老鴰, 魚鷹, 鷧, 鸕鶿, 黑魚郎
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 鸕鶿
Chinese (Taiwan): [luci], 鸕鶿, 鸬鹚

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