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Indian Cormorant

Phalacrocorax fuscicollis

Description:

The Indian Cormorant or Indian Shag (Phalacrocorax fuscicollis) is a member of the cormorant family. It is found mainly along the inland waters of the Indian Subcontinent but extending west to Sind and east to Thailand and Cambodia. It is a gregarious species that can be easily distinguished from the similar sized Little Cormorant by its blue eye, small head with a sloping forehead and a long narrow bill ending in a hooked tip.



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4 Comments

ShashankSrivastava
ShashankSrivastava 5 years ago

called as pan kauwa in hindi..!

thank you Nuwan ayye and Arun :)

Arun
Arun 5 years ago

awesome capture !!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 5 years ago

Nice series!

Sri Lanka

Lat: 8.07, Long: 80.71

Spotted on Feb 10, 2013
Submitted on Mar 13, 2013

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