English Name Imperial Shag
Scientific Name Leucocarbo atriceps
German Name Blauaugenscharbe
Spanish Name Cormorán Imperial
French Name Cormoran impérial
 
Imperial Shag
     
Peters Family Name PHALACROCORACIDAE(Phalacrocoracinae):Cormorants Order 253.0
Sibley Monroe Family Name PHALACROCORACIDAE:Cormorants Order 3719.0
Gill Family Name PHALACROCORACIDAE:Cormorants Order 265.0
New 2013 Family Name PHALACROCORACIDAE:Cormorants Order 260.0
 
English Synonyms
  • Blue-eyed Shag
  • Emperor Shag
  • Imperial Cormorant
  • King Cormorant
  • King Shag
Synonyms
!(ctd): grounds and accepted by Christidis and Boles,2008,Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian birds,p.20 and pp.102-105.
Authority King 1828
Habitat seacoasts,cliffs,lakes
Breeding "Laying starts Nov. " (HBW,1,p.350)
Movement