Cormorants (Phalacrocoracidae)

Flightless Cormorant (Phalacrocorax harrisi) - HBW 1, p. 353

French: Cormoran aptère German: Galapagosscharbe Spanish: Cormorán Mancón
Other common names: Galapagos Cormorant

Taxonomy: Phalacrocorax harrisi Rothschild, 1898, Narborough Island, Galapagos Archipelago.
Often separated from rest of family in monospecific genus Nannopterum; sometimes alternatively placed in Leucocarbo or Compsohalieus. Monotypic.

Distribution: Restricted to Fernandina I and N & W Isabela I, Galapagos Is.

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