Order
Suliformes
Family
Phalacrocoracidae
Genus
Microcarbo
 
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 - Little Cormorant
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Little Cormorant Microcarbo niger

Jaume Orta, Francesc Jutglar, Ernest Garcia, Guy M. Kirwan, and Peter F. D. Boesman
Version: 1.0 — Published May 3, 2014

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Recommended Citation

Orta, J., F. Jutglar, E. F. J. Garcia, G. M. Kirwan, and P. F. D. Boesman (2014). Little Cormorant (Microcarbo niger). In Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, J. Sargatal, D. A. Christie, and E. de Juana, Editors). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. Retrieved from Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive: https://birdsoftheworld.org/hbw/species/litcor1/1.0