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Pelagic Cormorant

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Phalacrocorax pelagicus Scientific name
Pelicaniformes Order
Phalacrocoracidae Family
63 - 89 cm. (Wingspan 100-110 cm) Length
Rocky offshore islands, reefs, sea cliffs, open ocean, coastal waters. Range:- [Canada:- British Columbia] [China:- Beidaihe District, Fujian, Guangdong, Hebei, Jiangsu, Shandong, Shanghai, Zhejiang, Japan, Mexico:- Baja California Norte, Baja California Sur, Micronesia Midway Island, North Korea, Russia:- Siberia, Kamchatka, Commander Islands, South Korea, USA:- Alaska:- Aleutian Islands, California, Oregon, Washington. Vagrant to Taiwan Rare/Accidental, Hawaii Rare/Accidental, Leeward Islands Rare/Accidental Habitat
2(3-4)7 eggs, incubation 21-28 days, fledging  days. Clutch
Fish. Food  
3679 - TSN: 174725 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

If you have sound recording of the Phalacrocoracidae  please send it to xeno-canto. 

AKA:- Czech: Kormorán morský, kormorán mořský
Danish: Stillehavsskarv
German: Meerscharbe
English: Pelagic Cormorant, Pelagic Cormorant (incl. Amchitka), Pelagic Shag
Spanish: Cormorán Pelágico
Spanish (Mexico): cormorán pelágico
Estonian: amchitka kormoran (amchitka karbas)
Finnish: Ulappamerimetso
French: Cormoran pélagique
Italian: Cormorano di Amchitka
Japanese: himeu, Hime-u
Japanese: ヒメウ
Korean: 쇠가마우지
Latin: Leucocarbo pelagicus, Phalacrocorax pelagicus
Dutch: Pelagische Aalscholver
Norwegian: Beringskarv
Polish: kormoran krasnolicy
Russian: Баклан берингов, Берингийский баклан, Берингов баклан
Slovak: kormorán morský
Swedish: Pelagisk skarv, Pelagskarv
Chinese: 海鸬鹚


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Phalacrocorax pelagicus robustus

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