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Macquarie Shag Phalacrocorax purpurascens

Described by: Brandt (1837)
Alternate common name(s): Macquarie Island Shag
Old scientific name(s): Notocarbo purpurascens, Leucocarbo purpurascens


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Ex. sw. Pacific Ocean;
Restricted range;
Macquarie Is. and nearby Bishop Islet and Clerk Islet.


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


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