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Neotropic Cormorant

Phalacrocorax brasilianus

Description:

The Neotropic Cormorant is the only cormorant known to plunge-dive into water to catch fish. It restrict its dives to less than a half-meter (1.75 feet) over the water. It is not particularly successful with this technique, catching a fish only once in every six to ten plunges.

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LuisStevens
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LuisStevens

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Spotted on Jul 30, 2012
Submitted on Jul 31, 2012

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