Rock Shag Leucocarbo magellanicus


del Hoyo, J.; Elliot, A.; Sargatal, J. 1992. Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 1: Ostrich to Ducks. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.

Punta, G., Saravia, J. and Yorio, P. 1993. The diet and foraging behavior of two Patagonian cormorants. Marine Ornithology 21: 27–36.

Quintana F. 1999. Diving behavior of Rock Shags at a Patagonian colony of Argentina . Waterbirds 22(3): 466-471.

Quintana F. 2001. Foraging behaviour and feeding locations of Rock Shags Phalacrocorax magellanicus from a colony in Patagonia, Argentina . Ibis 143(4): 547-553.

Raya Rey, A.; Rosciano, N.; Liljestrhöm, M.; Saenz Samaniego, R.; Schiavini, A. 2014. Species-specific population trends detected for penguins, gulls and cormorants over 20 years in sub-Antarctic Fuegian Archipelago. Polar Biology 37(9): 1343-1360.

Sapoznikow, A., Quintana, F. 2002. Evidence for Rock Shags Phalacrocorax magellanicus and Imperial Cormorants P. atriceps leaving their nests at night. Marine Ornithology 30(1): 34-35.

Wanless, S., & Harris, M. P. 1991. Diving patterns of full-grown and juvenile rock shags. Condor 93: 44-48.

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BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Leucocarbo magellanicus. Downloaded from on 09/12/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 09/12/2019.