Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cormorants :: Crozet Shag

Crozet Shag Phalacrocorax melanogenis

Described by: Blyth (1860)
Alternate common name(s): Marion Island Shag, Marion Shag
Old scientific name(s): Notocarbo melanogenis, Leucocarbo melanogenis


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Sw. Indian Ocean;
Restricted range;
Crozet Is. (Possession, I'Est, Pingouins, Apotres and Cochons Is.). Birds from Marion Is. and Prince Edward Is. are provisionally included with this species;
Vagrant to the Kerguelen Is.?


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


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