Pelagic Cormorant

Phalacrocorax pelagicus - Cormoran pélagique

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Suliformes

  • Family
    :

    Phalacrocoracidés

  • Genus
    :

    Phalacrocorax

  • Species
    :

    pelagicus

Descriptor

Pallas, 1811

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 76 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 1474 à 2438 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Pelagic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pelagicus) is a species of bird in the Phalacrocoracidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Phalacrocorax pelagicus pelagicus (n Pacific islands and coasts)
  • Phalacrocorax pelagicus resplendens (Pacific coast from Canada to Mexico)

Foreign names

  • Cormoran pélagique,
  • Cormorán Pelágico,
  • Biguá-pelágico,
  • Meerscharbe,
  • alaszkai kárókatona,
  • Pelagische Aalscholver,
  • Cormorano pelagico,
  • Pelagisk skarv,
  • Beringskarv,
  • kormorán morský,
  • kormorán mořský,
  • Stillehavsskarv,
  • ulappamerimetso,
  • corb marí pelàgic,
  • kormoran krasnolicy,
  • Beringa ūdenis,
  • Берингов баклан,
  • ヒメウ,
  • 海鸬鹚,
  • 海鸕鷀,

Habitat

Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) : Caves ; Marine Neritic : Pelagic, Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged)

Geographic range

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