Cormorants (Phalacrocoracidae)

Japanese Cormorant (Phalacrocorax capillatus) - HBW 1, p. 345

French: Cormoran de Temminck German: Japankormoran Spanish: Cormorán Japonés
Other common names: Temminck's Cormorant

Taxonomy: Carbo capillatus Temminck and Schlegel, 1850, Japan.
Synonymous with P. filamentosus. May form superspecies with P. carbo. Monotypic.

Distribution: Coasts of NE Asia from extreme SE coast of USSR and Sea of Japan to Sakhalin and South Kuril Is, and also S to Japan and Korea.

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