Plumage gray, darker on the head and neck and on the back with whitish spots. Lighter gray chest and abdomen. Dark primaries. White spot on each side of the neck. Peak yellow with red-orange base. Red-orange legs. It is the smallest cormorant among the Chilean species. It inhabits all the coast, looking for the rocky zones. It can easily be distinguished from other species by its gray color, yellow beak, red paws and white spot on the neck. Unmistakable.
Coast and adjacent islands. Not pelagic
Posture between October and January. It nestles on rocks or protrusions of cliffs, building its nest with huiros, algae and other marine plants and without being very meticulous in its armed. Usually places 3 eggs, and exceptionally 4, white, calcareous dimensions of 61 x 37 mm app ..
Lat: -41.65, Long: -73.69
Spotted on Dec 18, 2016
Submitted on Dec 18, 2016
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