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Indian cormorant / Indian shag / நீர்க்காகம்

Phalacrocorax fuscicollis

Description:

Indian cormorant is a gregarious species that can be easily distinguished from the similar sized little cormorant by its blue eye,It feed mainly on fish and catch the prey by diving in the waters.Breeding birds have a short white ear tuft(First Spotting) and they breed very locally in mixed species breeding colonies.

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Arun
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Arun

Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India

Spotted on Sep 19, 2017
Submitted on Jan 30, 2018

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