Data for:
Ghaghah Islands
List:

Suliformes > Phalacrocoracidae

Socotra Cormorant

Phalacrocorax nigrogularis

Sign in to see your badges

Identification

POWERED BY MERLIN
No audio available.
Submit yours

Medium-sized, slender black cormorant. Note diagnostic white plume tuft on the cheeks (most noticeable in breeding adults). Juvenile is dull brown with paler underparts. Breeds on small desert islands in the Persian Gulf and Arabian Sea. Exclusively coastal, shunning inland waters. Forages in flocks, often in immense congregations.

POWERED BY MERLIN

Statistics

Sign in to see your stats

Weekly Bar Chart

Choose a region to view Weekly Bar Chart

Range Map

Large map

Media

Top video

View all
Socotra Cormorant

Birds of the World

Birds of the World logo

Comprehensive life histories for all bird species and families.

Explore Socotra Cormorant