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 Phalacrocorax atriceps

IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2014 Not Recognised
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern

Species attributes

Migratory status full migrant Forest dependency Does not normally occur in forest
Land mass type   Average mass -

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Antarctica Native Extant Yes      
Argentina Native Extant        
Australia Native Extant Yes      
Chile Native Extant        
Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Native Extant        
French Southern Territories Native Extant Yes      
Heard Island and McDonald Islands (to Australia) Native Extant        
South Africa Native Extant Yes      
South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands Native Extant Yes      
Uruguay Vagrant Extant   Yes    

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Antarctica Armstrong Reef site factsheet
Antarctica Atriceps Island, Robertson Islands site factsheet
Antarctica Avian Island site factsheet
Antarctica Bluff Island site factsheet
Antarctica Cape Evensen site factsheet
Antarctica Cockburn Island site factsheet
Antarctica Cormorant Island site factsheet
Antarctica Dion Islands site factsheet
Antarctica Ginger Islands site factsheet
Antarctica Island north of Dodman Island site factsheet
Antarctica Islet east of Guépratte Island site factsheet
Antarctica Islet south of Bates Island site factsheet
Antarctica Islet southwest of Cape Davidson, Laurie Island site factsheet
Antarctica Joubin Islands site factsheet
Antarctica Paulet Island site factsheet
Antarctica Pearl Rocks site factsheet
Antarctica Pirie Peninsula, Laurie Island site factsheet
Antarctica Pursuit Point, Wiencke Island site factsheet
Antarctica Signy Island site factsheet
Antarctica Southern Powell Island and adjacent islands site factsheet
Antarctica Stonington Island site factsheet
Antarctica Trinity Island southwest site factsheet
Antarctica Uruguay Island site factsheet
Argentina Península Mitre site factsheet
Argentina Punta León site factsheet
Chile Parque Nacional Cabo de Hornos site factsheet
Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Bleaker Island Group site factsheet
Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Hummock Island Group site factsheet
Falkland Islands (Malvinas) New Island Group site factsheet
French Southern Territories Île aux Cochons site factsheet
French Southern Territories Île de l'Est site factsheet
French Southern Territories Île de la Possession site factsheet
French Southern Territories Île des Pingouins site factsheet
South Africa Prince Edward Islands Special Nature Reserve site factsheet
South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands South Georgia - mainland, islands, islets and stacks site factsheet

Utilisation

Purpose Primary form used Life stage used Source Scale Level Timing
Food (human) Whole Eggs Wild Subsistence, National Non-trivial Recent
Pets Whole Adults and juveniles Wild International Non-trivial Recent

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Phalacrocorax atriceps. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/09/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/09/2014.

This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.

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Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Not Recognised
Family Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants)
Species name author King, 1828
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species