Little Cormorant (Phalacrocorax niger) - HBW 1, p. 353
French: Cormoran de Vieillot
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.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 27 videos
Adults and full-grown chicks in a mixed colony with Painted Storks Locality Safari World, Minburi District, Bangkok, Central Thailand, Thailand (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 21 November 2004 7 years ago 20 sec 4.4
adult panting, sub-adult preening 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 20 sec 4.3
A flock of birds fishing in group. Locality Chambal Safari Boating Platform, Chambal River, Rajasthan, India (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 27 February 2011 1 year ago 25 sec 4.3
A perched bird in a colony of Painted Stork, panting Locality Safari World, Minburi District, Bangkok, Central Thailand, Thailand (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 21 November 2004 7 years ago 21 sec 4.3
a bird looking for food Locality Laem Pak Bia-Pak Thale, Phetchaburi Province, Western Thailand, Thailand (Monotypic species)
Daniêl Jimenez 24 December 2010 2 years ago 34 sec 4.2
A non breeding bird perched and preening. Locality Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, Ernakulam District, Kerala, India (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 30 November 2009 3 years ago 46 sec 4.2
PhotosSee all 66 photos
Locality Kandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka
Guy Poisson 1 January 2011 2 years ago 4.3
Locality Bangalore Rural, Karnataka, India
harikamal 19 November 2011 2 years ago 4.3
near water spot
Locality Thol Bird Sanctuary, Mehsana District, Gujarat, India
Jeel Bharat Patel 15 September 2013 11 weeks ago 4.3
One perched bird scanning the surroundings
Locality North Goa District, Goa, India (Monotypic species)
Mikko Pyhälä 8 November 2013 3 weeks ago ADDED LAST MONTH 4.2
A bird on a tree stump.
Locality Punchakkari, Thiruvananthapuram District, Kerala, India
Abhiram R 22 April 2011 52 weeks ago 4.2
Looking for his catch...
Locality Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad District, Gujarat, India (Monotypic species)
drshaileshdarjimd 4 September 2013 13 weeks ago 4