Little Black Cormorant

Phalacrocorax sulcirostris

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The little black cormorant (Phalacrocorax sulcirostris) is a member of the cormorant family of seabirds. It is common in smaller rivers and lakes throughout most areas of Australia and northern New Zealand, where it is known as the little black shag. It is around sixty centimetres long, and is all black with blue-green eyes.

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  1. (c) Theresa Bayoud, all rights reserved, http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/5457322
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phalacrocorax_sulcirostris

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