Double-crested Cormorant

Nannopterum auritum - Cormoran à aigrettes

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Suliformes

  • Family
    :

    Phalacrocoracidés

  • Genus
    :

    Nannopterum

  • Species
    :

    auritum

Descriptor

Lesson, RP, 1831

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 91 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 137 cm.
  • Weight
    : 1200 à 2500 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Identification

Cormoran à aigrettes
adult plum. breeding
Cormoran à aigrettes
adult plum. post breeding

Double-crested Cormorant (Nannopterum auritum) is a species of bird in the Phalacrocoracidae family.

Subspecific information 5 subspecies

  • Nannopterum auritum auritum (c and e Canada, ne USA)
  • Nannopterum auritum cincinatum ()
  • Nannopterum auritum albociliatum ()
  • Nannopterum auritum floridanum ()
  • Nannopterum auritum heuretum ()

Foreign names

  • Cormoran à aigrettes,
  • Cormorán orejudo,
  • corvo-marinho-de-orelhas,
  • Ohrenscharbe,
  • füles kárókatona,
  • Geoorde Aalscholver,
  • Cormorano orecchiuto,
  • öronskarv,
  • Totoppskarv,
  • kormorán ušatý,
  • kormorán ušatý,
  • Øreskarv,
  • amerikanmerimetso,
  • corb marí orellut,
  • Skerjaskarfur,
  • kormoran rogaty,
  • ragainais ūdenis,
  • zlatogrli kormoran,
  • Ушастый баклан,
  • ミミヒメウ,
  • 角鸬鹚,
  • 雙冠鸕鷀,

Voice song and cries

Cormoran à aigrettes
adult

Habitat

Cormoran à aigrettes
immature

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Marine Neritic : Pelagic, Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged)

Geographic range

Threats - protection

IUCN conservation status
Extinct
Threatened
Least
concern
Extinc
in the Wild
Near
threatened
Not
evaluated
EX EW CR EN VU NT LC NE

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

QRcode Cormoran à aigrettes
Updated: 09-03-2005
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