Little Pied Cormorant

The Little Pied Cormorant (Phalacrocorax melanoleucos) is a small version of the Pied Cormorant. It is up to 55 centimetres long. Its distinctive markings are: A black upper body, with white underneath. It has a short yellow to brown bill.

It is a carnivore and catches fish and yabbies by diving under water. Its habitat consists of wetlands, swamps and coastal bays.

The Little Pied Cormorant is native to Australia. It is not considered to be endangered.

Little Pied Cormorant (Phalacrocorax melanoleucos) on the bank of Barongarook Creek

Little Pied Cormorant (Phalacrocorax melanoleucos) on the bank of Barongarook Creek

Little Pied Cormorant

Little Pied Cormorant

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