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Great Cormorant
Phalacrocorax carbo

Photo Courtesy of Birdway Australia
Bird Family :"Cormorants"
Description :Uncommon local species. Largest Australian cormorant. Length 85cm. Makes croaks, grunts and hissing noises.Eats fish by swimming and diving. Lays 1 to 5 eggs on a tree platform or on the ground, in colonies with other species and nent to Ibis and Herons.
Typical Habitat :All coastal and inland aquatic habitats
Distribution :Common Australia wide
Migration :Resident breeder. A few fish the larger water bodirs around Townsville including the weirs. Main breeding season, variable October to June.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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