Brandt's Cormorant

Phalacrocorax penicillatus

Order

SULIFORMES

Family

Cormorants (Phalacrocoracidae)

Code 4

BRAC

Code 6

PHAPEN

ITIS

HEAD

Brandt's Cormorant Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: Hooked Seabird
  • Eye Color: Brown in juveniles; Green at maturity.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Crested or plumed
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black
  • Throat Color: Black and sometimes buff in breeding birds.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Brandt's Cormorant Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 89 cm (35 in)
  • Weight: 2086 g (73.6 oz)
  • Size: Very Large (32 - 72 in)
  • Color Primary: Black, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Black
  • Upperparts: Black
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Brandt's Cormorant Flight Illustration.jpg
  • Flight Pattern: Strong direct flight with powerful rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 124 cm (49 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Black
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