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  Pied Cormorant (Phalacrocorax varius)





Pied Cormorant | Phalacrocorax varius photo
Pied Cormorant, Gold Coast, Australia

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Pied Cormorant | Phalacrocorax varius photo
Pied Cormorant in Te Pukatea Bay in Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand.

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Pied Cormorant | Phalacrocorax varius photo
Pied Cormorant (Phalacrocorax varius) spreading its wings at Hacking River, Royal National Park, Australia.

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Pied Cormorant | Phalacrocorax varius photo
Pied Cormorant, Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia

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Pied Cormorant | Phalacrocorax varius photo
Pied Cormorant (Phalacrocorax varius). Karori Wildlife Sanctuary, Wellington, New Zealand.

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PIED CORMORANT FACTS

distribution map showing range of Phalacrocorax varius in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Pelecaniformes
Family:Phalacrocoracidae
Genus:Phalacrocorax
Species:varius
Common Name:Pied Cormorant

Relatives in same Genus
  Great Cormorant (P. carbo)
  Black-faced Cormorant (P. fuscescens)
  Little Pied Cormorant (P. melanoleucos)
  Little Black Cormorant (P. sulcirostris)