Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cormorants :: Rock Shag
Rock Shag Phalacrocorax magellanicus
Described by: Gmelin (1789)
Alternate common name(s): Rock Cormorant, Magellan Shag, Magellan Cormorant, Magellanic Shag, Magellanic Cormorant
Old scientific name(s): Stictocarbo magellanicus, Leucocarbo magellanicus
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RangeS. South America; Falkland Is.;
Breeds along the coast of c. Chile from Valdiva, Corral s. to Tierra del Fuego (Lake Fagnano), Cape Horn and Staten Is. n. to Point Tombo, Chubut, se. Argentina. Falkland Is. (Stanley).
Disperses n. to Valparaiso, Buenos Aires and Uruguay.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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