Cormorants (Phalacrocoracidae)

Little Cormorant (Phalacrocorax niger) - HBW 1, p. 353

French: Cormoran de Vieillot German: Mohrenscharbe Spanish: Cormorán de Java
Other common names: Javan(ese)/Pygmy(!) Cormorant

Taxonomy: Hydrocorax niger Vieillot, 1817, East Indies = Bengal.
Sometimes included in P. pygmaeus. Frequently placed in Halietor or Microcarbo. Monotypic.

Distribution: Indian and Indochinese Subregions, E to Java.