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  • Little Black Cormorant

  • Phalacrocorax sulcirostris
  • The Little Black Cormorant is a small, slim, totally black cormorant with a greenish sheen to the back and a slender grey hooked bill. In the breeding season, adults have fine white flecks on the head and neck and the green tinge becomes more bronze. This species congregates in larger flocks than other cormorants and flies in V-shaped formations.

  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=75
  • Song link
  • « Back to Catalog
  • Little Black Cormorant

  • The Little Black Cormorant is a small, slim, totally black cormorant with a greenish sheen to the back and a slender grey hooked bill. In the breeding season, adults have fine white flecks on the head and neck and the green tinge becomes more bronze. This species congregates in larger flocks than other cormorants and flies in V-shaped formations.

  • Formerly or also known as
  • Scientific name
  • Phalacrocorax sulcirostris
  • Former scientific name
    RAOU number
  • 97
  • Size
  • 55-65cm
  • Period in district
  • Song group
  • Song link
  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=75
  • Description link
  • http://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/little-black-cormorant