Cormorants (Phalacrocoracidae)

Little Black Cormorant (Phalacrocorax sulcirostris) - HBW 1, p. 343

French: Cormoran noir German: Schwarzscharbe Spanish: Cormorán Totinegro
Other common names: Little Black Shag

Taxonomy: Carbo sulcirostris Brandt, 1837, New South Wales.
Sometimes placed in genus Hypoleucos. Division into two or three subspecies appears to be unjustified. Monotypic.

Distribution: Indonesia E to New Guinea, Australia, Tasmania and N New Zealand.