Neotropic Cormorant

Phalacrocorax brasilianus

Order

SULIFORMES

Family

Cormorants (Phalacrocoracidae)

Code 4

NECO

Code 6

PHABRA

ITIS

HEAD

Neotropic Cormorant Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked Seabird
  • Eye Color: Color poorly documented in non-breeding adults, but believed brown; Adults, emerald green to light blue-green.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Crested or plumed
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black with white tufts.
  • Throat Color: Black with strip of white at base of bill.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Neotropic Cormorant Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 64-66 cm (25-26 in)
  • Weight: 1270 g (44.8 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Black, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Black
  • Upperparts: Black
  • Back Pattern: Mottled
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Neotropic Cormorant Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Strong direct flight with powerful rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 102 cm (40 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid black
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Black
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
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