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Great Cormorant

Phalacrocorax carbo

Description:

The Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo), known as the Great Black Cormorant across the Northern Hemisphere, the Black Cormorant in Australia, the Large Cormorant in India and the Black Shag further south in New Zealand, is a widespread member of the cormorant family of seabirds.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Liam
Liam 9 years ago
Great Cormorant
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3 Comments

bhargav.py
bhargav.py 9 years ago

Thnx for the ID Liam!

Liam
Liam 9 years ago

Why unlikely, Fyn? They are residents in Singapore. Plus, this was spotted at the Jurong Bird Park, so it may be a captive bird.

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 9 years ago

Looks a lot like the Great Cormorant - (Phalacrocorax carbo) http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Great... but that's pretty unlikely...

bhargav.py
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Singapore, Singapore

Spotted on Dec 1, 2012
Submitted on Dec 1, 2012

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