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Category:Phalacrocoracidae - BirdForum Opus

Family: Phalacrocoracidae



Phalacrocoracidae is a monotypic family in the order Suliformes.
It was formlery placed in the order Pelecaniformes.

Family Phalacrocoracidae viewedit

Genus Microcarbo viewedit
M. melanoleucos Little Pied Cormorant
M. africanus Long-tailed Cormorant
M. coronatus Crowned Cormorant
M. niger Little Cormorant
M. pygmeus Pygmy Cormorant

Genus Poikilocarbo viewedit
P. gaimardi Red-legged Cormorant

Genus Urile viewedit
U. penicillatus Brandt's Cormorant
U. urile Red-faced Cormorant
U. pelagicus Pelagic Cormorant
Skull t.png U. perspicillatus
Pallas's Cormorant Skull t.png

Genus Phalacrocorax viewedit
P. neglectus Bank Cormorant
P. capensis Cape Cormorant
P. carbo Great Cormorant
P. capillatus Japanese Cormorant
P. nigrogularis Socotra Cormorant
P. punctatus Spotted Shag
P. featherstoni Pitt Shag
P. fuscicollis Indian Cormorant
P. sulcirostris Little Black Cormorant
P. varius Pied Cormorant
P. fuscescens Black-faced Cormorant

Genus Gulosus viewedit
G. aristotelis European Shag

Genus Nannopterum viewedit
N. harrisi Flightless Cormorant
N. brasilianum Neotropic Cormorant
N. auritum Double-crested Cormorant

Genus Leucocarbo viewedit
L. magellanicus Magellanic Cormorant
L. bougainvillii Guanay Cormorant
L. ranfurlyi Bounty Shag
L. carunculatus New Zealand King Shag
L. chalconotus Stewart Island Shag
L. onslowi Chatham Shag
L. colensoi Auckland Shag
L. campbelli Campbell Shag
L. georgianus South Georgia Shag
L. atriceps Imperial Cormorant
L. bransfieldensis Antarctic Shag
L. melanogenis Crozet Shag
L. verrucosus Kerguelen Shag
L. nivalis Heard Island Shag
L. purpurascens Macquarie Shag


This category has the following 7 subcategories, out of 7 total.

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