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The little cormorant is a member of the cormorant family of seabirds. Slightly smaller than the Indian cormorant it lacks a peaked head and has a shorter beak. It is widely distributed across the Indian Subcontinent and extends east to Java, where it is sometimes called the Javanese cormorant.

Similar species: Sulids
Species identified by abhitap
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Uploaded Jan 26, 2014. Captured Jan 25, 2014 15:07 in Manipay-Kaitadi Road, Sri Lanka.
  • Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
  • f/5.6
  • 1/159s
  • ISO80
  • 118.16mm