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Great Cormorant
 


Scientific Name : Phalacrocorax carbo 
Phylum : Chordata 
Class : Aves 
Order : Pelecaniformes 
Family : Phalacrocoracidae 
Genus : Phalacrocorax 
Species : carbo 
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Reproduction : Breeds on coast. Nests on cliffs or trees. Nests made up of seaweeds or twigs 
Fascinating Facts : Large domestic duck with grayish white on head & neck in the breeding season. 
Habits : Wetlands 
Food Habits : Feeds on fishes from shallow water 
Conservation Status : LRLC 
Status based on Wildlife Protection ACT 1972 : Schedule IV 
   

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