Pygmy Cormorant

photo by Martin Mecnarowski

Scientific classification

Order

Suliformes

Family

Phalacrocoracidae

Subfamily

Phalacrocorax

Species

pygmeus

Appearance

* Mediumsized bird with blackish plumage
* Short thick bill
* Size: 45-55 cm, wingspan: 75-90 cm

Habitat

Coastal areas and inland lakes

Countries

Asia
Europe

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