Double-crested Cormorant - Phalacrocorax auritus

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Phalacrocorax auritus
Author (Lesson, 1831)
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 174717
Common Names Spanish: Cormorán orejudo
English: Double-crested Cormorant
French: Cormoran à aigrettes
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Aves
        Order: Suliformes
          Family: Phalacrocoracidae
            Genus: Phalacrocorax
Taxonomic Children Subspecies: Phalacrocorax auritus albociliatus
Subspecies: Phalacrocorax auritus auritus
Subspecies: Phalacrocorax auritus cincinatus
Subspecies: Phalacrocorax auritus floridanus
Subspecies: Phalacrocorax auritus heuretus
Synonyms (since 1950)
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Physical Description / Field Identification

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ITIS TSN174717
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS -
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Status - Red List, IUCN -
    LC (Global or one of the sub regions)
#records (spatial)8,469
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets29
Year1929 - 2008
Latitude27.20 - 54.45
Longitude-131.91 - -52.96
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