Spotted Shag

Phalacrocorax punctatus - Cormoran moucheté

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Suliformes

  • Family
    :

    Phalacrocoracidés

  • Genus
    :

    Phalacrocorax

  • Species
    :

    punctatus

Descriptor

Sparrman, 1786

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 74 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 91 à 99 cm.
  • Weight
    : 700 à 1210 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Cormoran moucheté
adult plum. breeding
Cormoran moucheté
adult plum. post breeding

Spotted Shag (Phalacrocorax punctatus) is a species of bird in the Phalacrocoracidae family.

Subspecific information 2 subspecies

  • Phalacrocorax punctatus punctatus (North and South Is.)
  • Phalacrocorax punctatus oliveri (Stewart I.)

Foreign names

  • Cormoran moucheté,
  • Cormorán Moteado,
  • Biguá-pintado,
  • Tüpfelscharbe,
  • pettyes kárókatona,
  • Gevlekte Aalscholver,
  • Cormorano macchiato,
  • Fläckskarv,
  • Hvithalsflekkskarv,
  • kormorán bodkovaný,
  • kormorán novozélandský,
  • Plettet Skarv,
  • partamerimetso,
  • corb marí crestat,
  • kormoran nakrapiany,
  • Пятнистый баклан,
  • ゴマダラウ,
  • 点斑鸬鹚,
  • 點斑鸕鷀,

Voice song and cries

Cormoran moucheté
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, Tidepools ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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