Cormorants (Phalacrocoracidae)

Pitt Shag (Phalacrocorax featherstoni) - HBW 1, p. 352

French: Cormoran de Featherston German: Pittscharbe Spanish: Cormorán de la Pitt
Other common names: Chatham Cormorant (!)

Taxonomy: Phalacrocorax featherstoni Buller, 1873, Chatham Islands.
Often considered to be race of P. punctatus. Sometimes placed in genus Stictocarbo. Monotypic.

Distribution: Restricted to Chatham Is, to SE of New Zealand.

  • Endangered
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