Spectacled Cormorant Urile perspicillatus

Family: Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants)

Authority: (Pallas, 1811)

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species was known from Russia's Komandorski Islands, but is now Extinct: the last records date from the 1840s and the species is thought to have been lost by the early 1850s. Hunting was the primary cause of its extinction.

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Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Urile perspicillatus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/07/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/07/2022.