Brandt's Cormorant

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Brandt's Cormorant

Phalacrocorax penicillatus
  • ORDER: Suliformes
  • FAMILY: Phalacrocoracidae
Basic Description

A large cormorant of the Pacific Coast, the Brandt's Cormorant is found only in marine environments.

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Other Names
  • Cormorán Sargento (Spanish)
  • Cormoran de Brandt (French)
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