WI - Cormorant Research Group Species fact-sheets and accounts last updated on 07-01-2002

Sibley and Monroe's recent taxononomy

Distribution and taxonomy of birds of the world.
Yale Univ. Press, New Haven. 1990

Class AVES      
Subclass NEORNITES      
Infraclass NEOAVES      
Parvclass PASSERAE      
Superorder PASSERIMORPHAE      
Suborder CICONII      
Infraorder CICONIIDES      
Parvorder SULIDA      
Family Phalacrocoracidae      
Species number Genus Species English name
3647 Phalacrocorax africanus Long-tailed Cormorant
3648 Phalacrocorax coronatus Crowned Cormorant
3649 Phalacrocorax pygmeus Pygmy Cormorant
3650 Phalacrocorax niger Little Cormorant
3651 Phalacrocorax melanoleucos Little Pied Cormorant
3652 Phalacrocorax perspicillatus Pallas's Cormorant
3653 Phalacrocorax penicillatus Brandt's Cormorant
3654 Phalacrocorax harrisi Flightless Cormorant
3655 Phalacrocorax neglectus Bank Cormorant
3656 Phalacrocorax fuscescens Black-faced Cormorant
3657 Phalacrocorax brasilianus Neotropic Cormorant
3658 Phalacrocorax auritus Double-crested Cormorant
3659 Phalacrocorax fuscicollis Indian Cormorant
3660 Phalacrocorax varius Pied Cormorant
3661 Phalacrocorax sulcirostris Little Black Cormorant
3662 Phalacrocorax carbo Great Cormorant
3663 Phalacrocorax capillatus Japanese Cormorant
3664 Phalacrocorax nigrogularis Socotra Cormorant
3665 Phalacrocorax capensis Cape Cormorant
3666 Phalacrocorax bougainvillii Guanay Cormorant
3667 Phalacrocorax verrucosus Kerguelen Shag
3668 Phalacrocorax atriceps Imperial Shag
3669 Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis Antarctic Shag
3670 Phalacrocorax georgianus South Georgia Shag
3671 Phalacrocorax campbelli Campbell Island Shag
3672 Phalacrocorax carunculatus Rough-faced (King) Shag
3673 Phalacrocorax chalconotus Bronzed Shag
3674 Phalacrocorax onslowi Chatham Islands Shag
3675 Phalacrocorax colensoi Auckland Islands Shag
3676 Phalacrocorax ranfurlyi Bounty Islands Shag
3677 Phalacrocorax magellanicus Rock Shag
3678 Phalacrocorax urile Red-faced Cormorant
3679 Phalacrocorax pelagicus Pelagic Cormorant
3680 Phalacrocorax aristotelis European Shag
3681 Phalacrocorax gaimardi Red-legged Cormorant
3682 Phalacrocorax punctatus Spotted Shag
3683 Phalacrocorax featherstoni Pitt Island Shag

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