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Little Black Cormorant

Scientific Name: Phalacrocorax sulcirostris

Description: The little black cormorant is a member of the cormorant family of seabirds. It is common in smaller rivers and lakes throughout most areas of Australia and northern New Zealand, where it is known as the little black shag. It is around sixty centimetres long, and is all black with blue-green eyes.

Type: Bird
Where to find: Estuary Intertidal Reef
Size: 60cm