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Cormorants and shags

Order: Suliformes (formerly Pelecaniformes)
Family: Phalacrocoracidae (cormorants and shags) - around 40 species, 9 depicted
Genus: Phalacrocorax

Species on page

+ Double-crested cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus floridanus)
+ Flightless cormorant (Phalacrocorax harrisi)
+ Long-tailed Cormorant (Phalacrocorax africanus)
+ Japanese Cormorant (Phalacrocorax capillatus)
+ Black-faced cormorant(Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
+ Blue-eyed shag (Phalacrocorax atriceps)
+ Australian pied cormorant (Phalacrocorax varius)
+ Bank cormorant (Phalacrocorax neglectus)
+ Great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)
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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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Cormorant

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Double-crested cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)
Crystal River, Florida
April 29, 2015

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Cormorant flying

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Double-crested cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)
Crystal River, Florida
April 29, 2015

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Look what I found!

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Double-crested cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)
Crystal River, Florida
April 29, 2015

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Cormorant and catfish

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Double-crested cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)
Crystal River, Florida
April 29, 2015

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Eye to eye

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Double-crested cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)
Crystal River, Florida
April 29, 2015

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When your eyes are bigger than your mouth

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Double-crested cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)
Crystal River, Florida
April 29, 2015

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The tunnnel at the end of the light

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Double-crested cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)
Crystal River, Florida
April 29, 2015

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Double crested

Double-crested cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)
Green Cay, Florida
August 11, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

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Flightless

Flightless

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Flightless cormorant (Phalacrocorax harrisi)
Fernandina
Canon 7Dmark2
June 25, 2015
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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

Black-faced

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Black-faced Cormorant (Phalacrocorax fuscescens)
September 12, 2015
Canon 7DMark2
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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)
Tokyo, Japan
April 7, 2008
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Posing

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Japanese Cormorant (Phalacrocorax capillatus)
Tokyo, Japan
April 7, 2008
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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

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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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Australian pied cormorant

Australian pied cormorant
Phalacrocorax varius
August 21, 2015
Monkey Mia, Western Australia

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Bank cormorant (Phalacrocorax neglectus)

Cormorant rocking out

Bank cormorant (Phalacrocorax neglectus)
Danger Point
Gansbaai, RSA

March 9, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

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Great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)

The Great!

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Great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)

January 23, 2016
Wilderness, Garden Route, South Africa
Canon 7Dmark2

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Last modified: August 23, 2016
Created: December 8, 2010
Contact: siegelr@stanford.edu
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