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Cormorants (Phalacrocoracidae)

Bounty Shag (Phalacrocorax ranfurlyi) - HBW 1, p. 350

French: Cormoran de Bounty German: Bountyscharbe Spanish: Cormorán de las Bounty
Other common names: Bounty Island Cormorant

Taxonomy: Phalacrocorax ranfurlyi Ogilvie Grant, 1901, Bounty Islands.
Often considered race of P. campbelli. Some authors merge colensoi, campbelli and ranfurlyi, and carunculatus, chalconotus and onslowi into single species. Sometimes placed in Leucocarbo or Euleucocarbo. Monotypic.

Distribution: Restricted to Bounty Is (New Zealand).

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