Imperial Shag

Leucocarbo atriceps - Cormoran impérial

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Suliformes

  • Family
    :

    Phalacrocoracidés

  • Genus
    :

    Leucocarbo

  • Species
    :

    atriceps

Descriptor

King, PP, 1828

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 76 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 1800 à 3500 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Cormoran impérial
adult plum. breeding
Cormoran impérial
adult

Imperial Shag (Leucocarbo atriceps) is a species of bird in the Phalacrocoracidae family.

Subspecific information 2 subspecies

  • Leucocarbo atriceps atriceps (s South America)
  • Leucocarbo atriceps albiventer (Falkland Is.)

Foreign names

  • Cormoran impérial,
  • Cormorán Imperial,
  • Biguá-das-shetland,
  • Blauaugenscharbe,
  • kékszemű kárókatona,
  • Keizersaalscholver,
  • Cormorano imperiale,
  • Kejsarskarv,
  • Knoppskarv,
  • kormorán modrooký,
  • kormorán modrooký,
  • Blåøjet Skarv,
  • etelänmerimetso,
  • corb marí imperial,
  • kormoran niebieskooki,
  • Голубоглазый баклан,
  • ズグロムナジロヒメウ,
  • 蓝眼鸬鹚,
  • 藍眼鸕鷀,

Voice song and cries

Cormoran impérial
adult plum. breeding

Habitat

Marine Neritic : Pelagic, Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged) ; Marine Intertidal : Rocky Shoreline ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands, Coastal Freshwater Lakes

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

QRcode Cormoran impérial
published: - Updated: 30-01-2016
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