English Name Red-legged Cormorant
Scientific Name Phalacrocorax gaimardi
German Name Buntscharbe
Spanish Name Cormorán Chuita
French Name Cormoran de Gaimard
 
Red-legged Cormorant
     
Peters Family Name PHALACROCORACIDAE(Phalacrocoracinae):Cormorants Order 249.0
Sibley Monroe Family Name PHALACROCORACIDAE:Cormorants Order 3735.0
Gill Family Name PHALACROCORACIDAE:Cormorants Order 260.0
New 2013 Family Name PHALACROCORACIDAE:Cormorants Order 257.0
 
English Synonyms
  • Gaimard's Cormorant
  • Red-footed Cormorant
  • Red-footed Shag
Synonyms
$(ctd): Pennant,1785. (=P.p.pelagicus)
Authority (Lesson & Garnot 1828)
Habitat seacoasts,cliffs
Breeding "Laying Oct-Jan in Chile; in tropics all year round." (HBW,1,p.351)
Movement