Pelagic Cormorant

Phalacrocorax pelagicus

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The Pelagic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pelagicus), also known as Baird's Cormorant, is a small member of the cormorant family Phalacrocoracidae. Analogous to other smallish cormorants, it is also called Pelagic Shag occasionally. This seabird lives along the coasts of the northern Pacific; during winter it can also be found in the open ocean.

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  1. (c) Jerry Kirkhart, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.flickr.com/photos/33466410@N00/3214982132
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phalacrocorax_pelagicus

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