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Pied Cormorant

Phalacrocorax varius


Pied Cormorants are large black and white birds with a long, grey, hooked bill and black legs and feet. They have an orange eye-patch.


They are found near the ocean and are throughout the mainland of Australia. They can also be found in mangroves and wetlands on the eastern side of Australia.


These three cormorants were not rattled when I walked up to them. I got a few good photos and I liked the bottom bird best as he looked comical sticking his head up. Unfortunately, a family came up and they all flew away.

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Megs18 11 years ago

Thanks Sachin!

lori.tas 11 years ago

Nice capture.

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 11 years ago

So Beautiful Pictures,

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Caloundra, QLD, Australia

Spotted on Oct 3, 2012
Submitted on Oct 3, 2012

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