Cormorants (Phalacrocoracidae)

Socotra Cormorant (Phalacrocorax nigrogularis) - HBW 1, p. 345

French: Cormoran de Socotra German: Sokotrakormoran Spanish: Cormorán de Socotora

Taxonomy: Phalacrocorax nigrogularis Ogilvie Grant and Forbes, 1899, Socotra.
Sometimes placed in genus Leucocarbo. Monotypic.

Distribution: Largely restricted to Persian Gulf and Dhofar (Oman); possibly also breeds in Gulf of Aden (Yemen) and on Socotra, although no hard evidence to date.

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