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  • Pied Cormorant

  • Phalacrocorax varius
  • The Pied Cormorant is a large black and white bird with a long, grey, hooked bill and black legs and feet. It has an orange eye-patch and bare throat skin, with a blue eye-ring and the eye is green. Its black back is glossed green, and its underparts are all white, except for black stripes on the thighs. Flocks normally fly in V-shaped formations and sometimes in lines.

  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=77
  • Song link
  • « Back to Catalog
  • Pied Cormorant

  • The Pied Cormorant is a large black and white bird with a long, grey, hooked bill and black legs and feet. It has an orange eye-patch and bare throat skin, with a blue eye-ring and the eye is green. Its black back is glossed green, and its underparts are all white, except for black stripes on the thighs. Flocks normally fly in V-shaped formations and sometimes in lines.

  • Formerly or also known as
  • Scientific name
  • Phalacrocorax varius
  • Former scientific name
    RAOU number
  • 99
  • Size
  • 65-85cm
  • Period in district
  • Song group
  • Song link
  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=77
  • Description link
  • http://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/pied-cormorant