Little Pied Cormorant hanging out to dry, Mt-Coot-tha botanic gardens, Brisbane.
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Little Pied Cormorant
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Little Pied Cormorant drying off.
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The Little Pied Cormorant is black above and white below. The face is dusky and, in adult birds, the white of the underside extends to above the eye. Immature birds resemble the adults except there is no white above the eye.
Open waterways, coast, inland streams, lakes and dams
fish, crustaceans caught underwater, also insects.
nest is a flat platform of sticks, lined with leaves, usually built in a tree. Lays 3-4 eggs.
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||Little Pied Cormorant|
Relatives in same Genus
Great Cormorant (P. carbo)
Black-faced Cormorant (P. fuscescens)
Little Black Cormorant (P. sulcirostris)
Pied Cormorant (P. varius)