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 16 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 6 years ago 28 sec 4.8
A bird in flight diving to immediately catch a fish, swallow it and take off again (recorded from a moving boat). Locality Bueng Boraphet, Nakhon Sawan Province, Central Thailand, Thailand (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 11 January 2015 17 weeks ago 1 min 2 sec 4.5
Enjoy in water Locality Thol Bird Sanctuary, Mehsana District, Gujarat, India
Jeel Bharat Patel 1 September 2013 2 years ago 22 sec 4.5
Feeding in water Locality Thol Bird Sanctuary, Mehsana District, Gujarat, India
Jeel Bharat Patel 4 August 2013 2 years ago 7 sec 4
A bird resting on the ground. Locality Chachoengsao Province, South Eastern Thailand, Thailand
Yoel Jimenez 22 February 2012 4 years ago 53 sec 4
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 5 years ago 24 sec 4
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A bird perched and trying the feathers
Locality Sri Lanka
Gerhard.Tauscher 4 April 2014 2 years ago 4.5
Locality Bundala National Park, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
Marco Valentini 9 January 2014 2 years ago 4.5
Bird with a fish.
Locality Bharatpur District, Rajasthan, India (Monotypic species)
Manjot 15 January 2013 1 year ago 4.4
A bird sunbathing seems to catch bubble in his bill !!!
Locality Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad District, Gujarat, India
drshaileshdarjimd 13 October 2013 2 years ago 4.4
A dorsal view
Locality Singanallur Tank, Coimbatore District, Tamil Nadu, India (Monotypic species)
vasanthan.p.j 24 November 2014 1 year ago 4.3
This one was sitting on the log and enjoying the warm winter sun.
Locality Agra, Agra District, Uttar Pradesh, India
siddhartha 9 February 2014 2 years ago 4.2