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 26 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 6 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 6 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 50 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 1 year ago 4.3
A bird on a tree stump.
Locality Punchakkari, Thiruvananthapuram District, Kerala, India
Abhiram R 22 April 2011 22 weeks ago 4.2
Closeup of a resting Bird
Locality Sri Lanka
Gerhard.Tauscher 25 January 2013 15 weeks ago 4
A Little Cormorant catches an Eel in a canal.
Locality Mysore District, Karnataka, India
Ragoorao 31 August 2010 17 weeks ago 4
on a canoe trip in the mangrove forest
Locality Sri Lanka
Gerhard.Tauscher 16 February 2012 1 year ago 4