Cormorants (Phalacrocoracidae)

Black-faced Cormorant (Phalacrocorax fuscescens) - HBW 1, p. 347

French: Cormoran de Tasmanie German: Schwarzgesichtscharbe Spanish: Cormorán Carinegro
Other common names: Black-faced/Black and White Shag, White-breasted Cormorant

Taxonomy: Hydrocorax fuscescens Vieillot, 1817, Australasie = Tasmania.
Sometimes alternatively placed in Leucocarbo or Compsohalieus. Monotypic.

Distribution: Coasts of S Australia, with two independent populations: in S Western Australia; and in South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania.