Indian Cormorant (Phalacrocorax fuscicollis) - HBW 1, p. 344
French: Cormoran à cou brun
Spanish: Cormorán Indio
Other common names: Indian Shag
Taxonomy: Phalacrocorax fuscicollis Stephens, 1826, Bengal.
Sometimes placed in genus Hypoleucos. Monotypic.
Distribution: Pakistan, India and Sri Lanka E to Indochina.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 14 videos
four (two adults in breeding condition, two others) stood on concrete structure in small lake in middle of town Locality Topansar Lake, Mandvi, Kutch District, Gujarat, India (Monotypic species)
Martin Kennewell 13 December 2009 3 years ago 28 sec 4.7
A group of birds perched on a treetop, alert and flying away. Locality Prek Toal, Tonle Sap, Cambodia (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 3 March 2011 2 years ago 24 sec 3.8
Indian Cormorant doing sunbathing and drying its wings... Locality Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad District, Gujarat, India
drshaileshdarjimd 13 October 2013 20 weeks ago 7 sec 3.7
Feeding in water Locality Thol Bird Sanctuary, Mehsana District, Gujarat, India
Jeel Bharat Patel 4 August 2013 31 weeks ago 7 sec 3.7
Enjoy in water Locality Thol Bird Sanctuary, Mehsana District, Gujarat, India
Jeel Bharat Patel 1 September 2013 26 weeks ago 22 sec 3.6
Two juveniles at the edge of a lake, in windy conditions. Locality Udawalawa National Park, Sri Lanka (Monotypic species)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 1 July 2007 4 years ago 10 sec 3.5
PhotosSee all 55 photos
A bird sunbathing seems to catch bubble in his bill !!!
Locality Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad District, Gujarat, India
drshaileshdarjimd 13 October 2013 20 weeks ago 4.4
Locality Bundala National Park, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
Marco Valentini 9 January 2014 7 weeks ago 4.2
This one was sitting on the log and enjoying the warm winter sun.
Locality Agra, Agra District, Uttar Pradesh, India
siddhartha 9 February 2014 3 weeks ago ADDED LAST MONTH 4
Locality Bhavnagar District, Gujarat, India
Shantilal Varu 16 January 2014 5 weeks ago 4
Locality Thol Bird Sanctuary, Mehsana District, Gujarat, India
Jeel Bharat Patel 4 August 2013 30 weeks ago 4
adult and juvenile
Locality Kutch District, Gujarat, India
Jaysukh Parekh Suman 5 October 2012 1 year ago 4