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A gathering Cormorants gather on the banks of the river in the morning light...  the day of fishing is about to start! :) Geotagged,India,John Rowell,Little cormorant,Microcarbo niger,Odisha,Orissa,Wildlife,Winter,adhocphotographer,bhitarkanika Click/tap to enlarge

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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
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Uploaded Feb 16, 2015. Captured Feb 9, 2015 09:24 in Rajnagar - Pattamundai Road, Pitanda, Odisha 754248, India.
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • f/4.0
  • 1/5000s
  • ISO400
  • 500mm