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 31 videos
A juvenile resting on a branch. Locality Bund Baretha Wildlife Sanctuary, Bharatpur District, Rajasthan, India (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 3 July 2014 6 weeks ago 26 sec 4.5
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 4 years ago 20 sec 4.5
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 8 years ago 20 sec 4.4
Swimming and playing Locality Thol Bird Sanctuary, Mehsana District, Gujarat, India
Jeel Bharat Patel 15 September 2013 1 year ago 25 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 3 years ago 25 sec 4.3
A non breeding bird perched and preening. Locality Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, Ernakulam District, Kerala, India (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 30 November 2009 5 years ago 46 sec 4.3
PhotosSee all 96 photos
Locality Kandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka
Guy Poisson 1 January 2011 4 years ago 4.4
Little Cormorant resting.
Locality Thol Bird Sanctuary, Mehsana District, Gujarat, India (Monotypic species)
Manish Panchal 17 September 2014 5 days ago ADDED LAST WEEK 4.3
Perched on a pole
Locality Madu River, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
Marco Valentini 10 January 2014 1 year ago 4.3
Single bids with wings spread
Locality Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, Ernakulam District, Kerala, India
Dave Irving 26 January 2014 24 weeks ago 4.2
Little Cormorant (Phalacrocorax niger)
Locality Bozem Wonorejo, Surabaya, East Java Province, Java (Indonesia)
Rusman Budi Prasetyo 29 June 2013 16 weeks ago 4.2
A bird on a tree stump.
Locality Punchakkari, Thiruvananthapuram District, Kerala, India
Abhiram R 22 April 2011 2 years ago 4.2