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Little Cormorant drying wings on tree at Wilpaththu, Sri Lanka  Asia,Little cormorant,Microcarbo niger,Sri Lanka,Wilpaththu Click/tap to enlarge

Little Cormorant drying wings on tree at Wilpaththu, Sri Lanka

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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 Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Dec 13, 2014. Captured Nov 5, 2014 14:59.
  • NIKON D800
  • f/5.6
  • 1/400s
  • ISO100
  • 400mm