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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 5 years ago
  2. Excellent! :) Posted 5 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. It forages singly or sometimes in loose groups in lowland freshwater bodies, including small ponds, large lakes, streams and sometimes coastal estuaries. Like other cormorants, it is often found perched on.. more

Similar species: Cormorants And Frigatebirds
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