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Shaking off a few pearls ! A little cormorant shaking off water to dry its feathers. Shot at Sikia Jhora, West Bengal, India.  Animals,Birds,Fall,Geotagged,India,JungleDragon January 2015 photo contest,Little Cormorant,Little cormorant,Microcarbo niger,Wildlife,contest Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Shaking off a few pearls !

A little cormorant shaking off water to dry its feathers. Shot at Sikia Jhora, West Bengal, India.

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  1. What great timing and composition! I love it! Posted 7 years ago
  2. Excellent! :) Posted 7 years ago

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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 swaroopsingharoy
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Uploaded Jan 29, 2015. Captured Dec 15, 2014 23:28 in Buxa Wildlife Sanctuary, Unnamed Road, Buxa, West Bengal 735227, India.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/7.1
  • 1/800s
  • ISO500
  • 400mm