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Great Cormorant

Scientific name: Phalacrocorax carbo
Order: Pelecaniformes

Also called: Great Black Cormorant, Black Cormorant or Black Shag

This is a very common and widespread bird species. It feeds on the sea, in estuaries, and on freshwater lakes and rivers. Northern birds migrate south and winter along any coast that is well-supplied with fish.

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