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
Enjoy in water Locality Thol Bird Sanctuary, Mehsana District, Gujarat, India
Jeel Bharat Patel 1 September 2013 31 weeks ago 22 sec 3.8
Indian Cormorant doing sunbathing and drying its wings... Locality Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad District, Gujarat, India
drshaileshdarjimd 13 October 2013 26 weeks ago 7 sec 3.7
Feeding in water Locality Thol Bird Sanctuary, Mehsana District, Gujarat, India
Jeel Bharat Patel 4 August 2013 36 weeks ago 7 sec 3.7
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 59 photos
Locality Thol Bird Sanctuary, Mehsana District, Gujarat, India
Jeel Bharat Patel 28 August 2013 2 hours ago ADDED TODAY! 5
A bird perched and trying the feathers
Locality Sri Lanka
Gerhard.Tauscher 4 April 2014 1 week ago ADDED LAST MONTH 4.5
Locality Bundala National Park, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
Marco Valentini 9 January 2014 12 weeks ago 4.5
A bird sunbathing seems to catch bubble in his bill !!!
Locality Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad District, Gujarat, India
drshaileshdarjimd 13 October 2013 26 weeks ago 4.4
This one was sitting on the log and enjoying the warm winter sun.
Locality Agra, Agra District, Uttar Pradesh, India
siddhartha 9 February 2014 9 weeks ago 4.2
Locality Bhavnagar District, Gujarat, India
Shantilal Varu 16 January 2014 11 weeks ago 4