Pelecaniformes

Cormorants (Phalacrocoracidae)

HBW 1, p. 326

  • Medium-sized to large waterbirds with elongated body, long neck and strong, hooked bill.
  • Cosmopolitan, with greatest diversity in tropical and temperate zones.
  • Stretches of open water, both coastal and inland.
  • 1 genus, 39 species, 57 taxa.
  • 10 species threatened; 1 species extinct since 1600.
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1 genus, 39 species

1881 files covering
1 genus (100%)
38 species (97%)

 

    772 videos covering
1 genus (100%)
35 species (90%)
    1087 photographs covering
1 genus (100%)
37 species (95%)
    22 sound recordings covering
1 genus (100%)
15 species (38%)
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