Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cormorants :: South Georgia Shag

South Georgia Shag Phalacrocorax georgianus

Described by: Lonnberg (1906)
Alternate common name(s): South Georgia Cormorant, Georgian Shag, South Gerogian Shag
Old scientific name(s): Notocarbo georgianus, Leucocarbo georgianus


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Is. in the s. Atlantic Ocean;
South Georgia and Shag Rocks in the Scotia Sea, and perhaps the islands of the Scotia Arc including South Sandwich Is. and South Orkney Is. These birds seemed to be more frequently assigned to this species.


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


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