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Cormorants and shags

Order: Suliformes (formerly Pelecaniformes)
Family: Phalacrocoracidae (cormorants and shags)
Genus: Phalacrocorax

Species on page

+ Double crested cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus floridanus)
+ Long-tailed Cormorant (Phalacrocorax africanus)
+ Japanese Cormorant (Phalacrocorax capillatus)
+ Black-faced cormorant(Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
+ Blue-eyed shag (Phalacrocorax atriceps)
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Double crested

Florida

July-ed

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Phalacrocorax auritus floridanus
Double crested cormorant
Flamingo, Everglades National Park
March 25, 2009

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Long-tailed

The Nile

Cormorants at the source

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Phalacrocorax africanus - Long-tailed Cormorant
At the source of the Nile, Uganda

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Black-faced cormorant

Tasmania, Australia

Departing cormorant

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Black-faced cormorant(Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
Coles Bay
Tasmania, Australia
April 2, 2012

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Japanese

Japan

Hung out to dry

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Japanese Cormorant (Phalacrocorax capillatus)
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Posing

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Blue-eyed shag

Antarctica

A shag among gentoos

Antarctic shag

Blue-eyed shag
Phalacrocorax atriceps
Port Lockroy
Antarctic Peninsula
December, 2013
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Nested shags

snowy sheathbill

Blue-eyed shag
Phalacrocorax atriceps
Port Lockroy
Antarctic Peninsula
December, 2013
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A shag on the rocks

Antarctic shag

Phalacrocorax atriceps
Port Lockroy
Antarctic Peninsula
December, 2013

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Last modified: January 4, 2014
Created: December 8, 2010