Red-legged Cormorant Phalacrocorax gaimardi

  • Order: Suliformes
  • Family: Phalacrocoracidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Esteban Frere and Ana Millones
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Priorities for Future Research

In view of the population decline in the Pacific coast, studies in Chile and Peru should be intensified. In Chile, continuous monitoring is necessary to obtain population trends.
It is planned to compare Argentinean and Chilean populations in terms of ecology and genetic topics.

Recommended Citation

Frere, E. and A. Millones (2012). Red-legged Cormorant (Phalacrocorax gaimardi), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.relcor1.01