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Indian Shag

Length:Male-20 to 21 inches,Female-19 to 20 inches

Scientific Name : Phalacrocorax fuscicollis 
Phylum : Chordata 
Class : Aves 
Order : Pelecaniformes 
Family : Phalacrocoracidae 
Genus : Phalacrocorax 
Species : fuscicollis 
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Reproduction : Egglying. 
Fascinating Facts : During breeding season(July-Feb) it has tufts of white feathers behind the eyes &some white speckles on the head and neck.Nest- platform of twigs on partially submerged trees.3-5 bluish green eggs with a chalky surface 
Habits : Wetland 
Food Habits : Fish  
Conservation Status : LRLC 
Status based on Wildlife Protection ACT 1972 : Schedule IV 

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