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Little Cormorant

Phalacrocorax niger

Description:

Glistening black duck-like water bird with a longish stiff tail and slender compressed bill sharply hooked at the tail. Cormorants are almost exclusively fish-eaters; they drive their prey towards inshore waters by beating the water with their wings and gradually close in on the fish. Additionally, Cormorants are foot-propelled pursuit drivers...well adapted to diving in shallow waters; As such,they typically take a series of dives from the water’s surface interspersed with breathing breaks.

Habitat:

Near ponds. Loves fishes.

Notes:

Description from Wikipedia.

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1 Comment

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Edited and uploaded pic from a recent spotting. The first pic is recent.

Wild Things
Spotted by
Wild Things

Gujarāt, India

Spotted on Jun 9, 2011
Submitted on Jun 14, 2011

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