Taxon profile


Macquarie Shag
Phalacrocorax purpurascens (Brandt, 1837)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Suliformes »  family Phalacrocoracidae - cormorants »  genus Phalacrocorax - cormorant

Scientific synonyms

Carbo purpurascens Brandt, 1837
Leucocarbo purpurascens (Brandt, 1837)
Leucocarbo atriceps purpurascens (Brandt, 1837)
Phalacrocorax atriceps purpurascens
Notocarbo purpurascens
Phalacrocorax albiventer purpurascens
Phalacrocorax traversi Rothschild, 1898


Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [ca525d72-9a79-4801-a11b-3164973932bb]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Leucocarbo atriceps purpurascens (Brandt, 1837)]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Leucocarbo purpurascens (von Brandt, JF, 1837)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Phalacrocorax purpurascens (Brandt, 1837)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Phalacrocorax purpurascens]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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