Taxon profile


Heard Shag
Leucocarbo nivalis (Falla, 1937)

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

Scientific synonyms

Phalacrocorax nivalis Falla, 1937
Phalacrocorax atriceps nivalis Falla, 1937
Leucocarbo atriceps nivalis (Falla, 1937)

Other names

= Heard Island Shag


Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [1dc102d0-ebc6-4d3a-9f79-b8a3490ca8bc]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Leucocarbo atriceps nivalis (Falla, 1937)]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Leucocarbo nivalis (Falla, 1937)]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Phalacrocorax nivalis Falla, 1937]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Phalacrocorax nivalis]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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