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The great cormorant

Phalacrocorax carbo

Description:

The great cormorant is a large black water bird.Males are typically larger and heavier than females.They nest in colonies near wetlands, rivers, and sheltered inshore waters.

Habitat:

Spotted in the river Douro shores.They have a colonie in the river sand banks that exist in the river mouth

Notes:

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5 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 11 months ago

Your welcome, AntonioGinjaGinja....

AntónioGinjaGinja
AntónioGinjaGinja 11 months ago

Thanks very much Maplemoth662,for your kind words

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 11 months ago

Photo No. 1: is a beautiful photo....

AntónioGinjaGinja
AntónioGinjaGinja 11 months ago

Thanks Ava for your nice words

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 11 months ago

Wonderful shot, Antonio!

Cedofeita, Santo Ildefonso, Sé, Miragaia, São Nicolau e Vitória, Norte, Portugal

Lat: 41.14, Long: -8.61

Spotted on Jan 31, 2016
Submitted on Dec 24, 2017

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