Pygmy Cormorant

Microcarbo pygmeus - Cormoran pygmée

Cormoran pygmée
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Suliformes

  • Family
    :

    Phalacrocoracidés

  • Genus
    :

    Microcarbo

  • Species
    :

    pygmeus

Descriptor

Pallas, 1773

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 55 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 80 à 90 cm.
  • Weight
    : 565 à 870 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Pygmy Cormorant (Microcarbo pygmeus) is a species of bird in the Phalacrocoracidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Cormoran pygmée,
  • Cormorán Pigmeo,
  • Corvo-marinho-pequeno,
  • Zwergscharbe,
  • Kis kárólatona,
  • Dwergaalscholver,
  • Marangone minore,
  • Dvärgskarv,
  • Dvergskarv,
  • kormorán malý,
  • kormorán malý,
  • Dværgskarv,
  • pikkumerimetso,
  • corb marí pigmeu,
  • Dvergskarfur,
  • kormoran mały,
  • pundurūdenis, mazais jūras krauklis,
  • pritlikavi kormoran,
  • Малый баклан,
  • コビトウ,
  • 侏鸬鹚,
  • 侏鸕鷀,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate ; Shrubland : Temperate ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Inland Deltas ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Freshwater Lakes ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha), Aquaculture Ponds

Geographic range

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