Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cormorants :: Bronze Shag

Bronze Shag Phalacrocorax chalconotus

Described by: Gray, G. R. (1845)
Alternate common name(s): Stewart Island Cormorant, Stewart Shag, Gray's Shag, Stewart Island Shag, Pink-footed Shag
Old scientific name(s): Leucocarbo chalconotus, Euleucocarbo chalconotus


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Se. New Zealand;
Restricted range;
Se. South Island from Oamaru s. along the coasts of the Otago Peninsula (Goat Is., Gull Rock and Tairoa Head) to Te Waewae Bay and w. along the coasts of the Foveaux Strait to Invercargill, Codfish Is. and Stewart Is.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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