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Leucocarbo colensoi (Auckland Islands shag)

Synonyms: Phalacrocorax colensoi

Wikipedia Abstract

The Auckland Shag (Phalacrocorax colensoi) or Auckland Islands Shag is a species of cormorant from New Zealand. The species is endemic to the Auckland Islands archipelago. It is a sedentary bird that primarily eats various crustaceans and fish. In recent years, roughly 1,000 pairs have been recorded. The Auckland Shag is a colonial nester, building sizeable nests of, among other items, grass, twigs and seaweed. The Auckland Shag lays three pale blue-green eggs in November-February.
View Wikipedia Record: Leucocarbo colensoi

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
8
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
50
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 7.19967
EDGE Score: 3.49039

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  4.41 lbs (2.00 kg)

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Map Climate Land
Use
Antipodes Subantarctic Islands tundra Australia, New Zealand Australasia Tundra    

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
Auckland Islands / Motu Maha Marine Reserve 1230585 New Zealand      
New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands World Heritage Site 3426838 New Zealand    

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website Map
New Zealand New Zealand Yes

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Andracantha clavata <Unverified Name>[2]

Distribution

Photos

Citations

Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Heather, B.; Robertson, H. 1997. The field guide to the birds of New Zealand. Oxford, Oxford University Press 2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder
Protected Areas provided by Le Saout, S., Hoffmann, M., Shi, Y., Hughes, A., Bernard, C., Brooks, T.M., Bertzky, B., Butchart, S.H.M., Stuart, S.N., Badman, T. & Rodrigues, A.S.L. (2013) Protected areas and effective biodiversity conservation. Science, 342, 803–805
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Biodiversity Hotspots, Conservation International
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
EDGE analysis provided by EDGE of Existence programme, Zoological Society of London
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access