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Imperial Cormorant (Phalacrocorax atriceps)

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Class: Aves
Family: Phalacrocoracidae
Common Name: Imperial Cormorant
Genus: Phalacrocorax
Species Name: atriceps

About The Imperial Cormorant

Phalacrocorax atriceps is found on the southern tip of South America, from central Chile round to central Argentina, and on the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas). Phalacrocorax (atriceps) bransfieldensis breeds on the Antarctic Peninsula and the South Shetland Islands. Phalacrocorax (atriceps) georgianus is found on the islands of South Georgia (Georgia del Sur), the South Orkney Islands, South Sandwich Islands (Islas Sandwich del Sur) and Shag Rocks (Scotia Sea). In the Indian Ocean, Phalacrocorax (atriceps) melanogenis occupies the Crozet Islands (French Southern Territories), Phalacrocorax (atriceps) nivalis is found on Heard Island (to Australia) and Phalacrocorax (atriceps) purpurascens is restricted to Macquarie Island (to Australia) (del Hoyo et al. 1992).

Rights Holder: International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
Bibliographic Citation: BirdLife International 2014. Phalacrocorax atriceps. In: IUCN 2014 . IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1 . <www.iucnredlist.org>

Trips Where Observed

Argentina

Member Lifelists

Argentina
South America
World

Sites Where Observed

Location
Date
Notes
2/2/2005
King Cormorant, sp albiventer

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