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  • Great Cormorant

  • Phalacrocorax carbo
  • The Great Cormorant is almost entirely black in plumage, apart from a white and yellow chin and a small white patch on each thigh (absent in winter). The bill is grey and the legs and feet are black. Young birds resemble the adults but are more dusky-brown.

  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=74
  • Song link
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  • Great Cormorant

  • The Great Cormorant is almost entirely black in plumage, apart from a white and yellow chin and a small white patch on each thigh (absent in winter). The bill is grey and the legs and feet are black. Young birds resemble the adults but are more dusky-brown.

  • Formerly or also known as
  • Scientific name
  • Phalacrocorax carbo
  • Former scientific name
    RAOU number
  • 96
  • Size
  • 80-85cm
  • Period in district
  • Song group
  • Song link
  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=74
  • Description link
  • http://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/great-cormorant