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Pygmy Cormorant

(Microcarbo pygmaeus)
German name(s): "Zwergscharbe"
Size: 45-55 cm; wing span: 80-90 cm
Weight: 565-870 g

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Pygmy Cormorant at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

IMMATURE/JUVENILE

Near-frontal view of a juvenile Pygmy Cormorant (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Krka Waterfalls, near Split, Croatia, September 2019]

Near-lateral view of a juvenile Pygmy Cormorant (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Krka Waterfalls, near Split, Croatia, September 2019]

Lateral view of a juvenile Pygmy Cormorant; note the short bill and short neck compared to the size of the head, making it look "baby-faced" (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Krka Waterfalls, near Split, Croatia, September 2019]

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